Find Gun Policy Facts

Armed violence prevention, gun control laws and the small arms trade:

Gun Policy News


28 March 2009

Philippine Star

MANILA — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Jesus Verzosa urged Congress to enact measures that would make illegal possession of high-powered firearms a non-bailable offense. Verzosa cited a case in Pampanga wherein alleged members of a notorious bank robbery gang were arrested and charged for illegal possession of firearms. The gang led by a certain Ampang Colangco went on with their robbery spree after the court allowed them to post bail.... (

Read More: Philippine Star