Police Regional Office 10 under the leadership of Regional Director PBGEN BENJAMIN C ACORDA JR, held a press conference at Multipurpose hall, Camp Alagar, Lapasan, Cagayan de Oro City on January 17, 2022.
The said conference was initiated to discuss the various law enforcement operations from January 1-15, 2022 that resulted in the confiscation, recovery and surrendered of 64 firearms, which comprised of 46 short arms and 18 light weapons. These operations also resulted in the arrest of 16 personalities for Violation of RA 10591.
On the same period, the efforts on OPLAN KATOK, a total of 105 firearms were safekeep temporarily in their local police stations for pending renewal of the firearms registration.
RD PRO 10 said during the press conference, “these numbers will greatly help our efforts in maintaining peace and order in the region. More so, that we are immensely preparing for the security of the campaign period and other activities pertaining to the upcoming election.”
PBGEN ACORDA calls out all media partners to encourage our fellow countrymen to cooperate and help our local police officers in implementing anti-criminality campaign. ###