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Friday, October 01, 2010

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Blue guards included

in election gun-ban

 

EVEN the blue guards who carry their fire-arms with them after duty could be accosted for violation of the gun-ban imposed to secure a peaceful elections, said Commission on Elections (COMELEC) provincial election supervisor Eliseo RZB Labaria.

 

The Comelec is the coordinating agency in the mounting of random checkpoints manned by the police and the members of the Philippine National Police in preparation for the synchronized barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections set October 25, 2010.

 

The entire country would then be electing all over the country's barangays a barangay chairman, seven councilors, a youth chairman and seven more youth councilors on that day.

 

The Comelec gun-ban started to take effect last week, Labaria said. 

 

Speaking at the weekly Kapihan sa PIA aired over DyTR Thursday, September 30, the provincial poll agency head said in the event that anybody not authorized to carry fire-arms is accosted at the joint checkpoints mounted by the Comelec, elements of the Philippine National Police and the Philippine Army, he could get one year to six years imprisonment in violation of the gun ban. 

 

"This is despite documents, which these blue guards may present", authorities pressed.

 

According to Atty. Labaria, the only persons authorized to carry fire-arms are members of the police and military who are on duty and these people should be identified with the proper uniform they are wearing.

 

The country's poll agency implements the joint security checkpoints noting that the resounding success of the previous national elections was largely due to the mounting of checkpoints, Comelec assessments bared.

 

 In Bohol, the checkpoints also effectively curbed criminalities despite the fact that election periods usually perk up petty crimes associated with the period.

 

Local police crime records however report lower than projected crimes during the poll season in May.

 

The joint checkpoints however, as the law requires, should be placed in a...click local news

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