Two Vietnamese arrested in Pasay for gun threats







By: Faith Argosino39 minutes ago


Two Vietnamese arrested in Pasay for gun threats

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MANILA, Philippines — Two Vietnamese men were arrested Tuesday morning in Pasay City for allegedly threatening a bar patron using their illegally held firearm, according to the Southern Police District (SPD).

In a report, the SPD identified the foreigners by their aliases Van, 26, and Huang, 23. The two were apprehended along Roxas Boulevard in Barangay 76, Zone 10, around 3 a.m.

Based on the investigation, the police received a report from the complainant “Truong”, also Vietnamese, claiming that the two suspects threatened him by showing their guns while they were inside the bar.

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The SPD said its agents from the Pasay station intelligence section and other personnel patrolling the area responded to the report and arrested the suspects.

They were confiscated a pistol loaded with three rounds of ammunition (without a license to own and hold firearms) and a small bag containing white methamphetamine or shabu, worth P10,200.

They are currently being held at the Pasay headquarters pending charges being filed against them.

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