Monday, 22 October 2018
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APPREHENDED  |  Man with explosive caught at Davao checkpoint

TORIL, Davao City (DWDD) – Authorities caught the man who was carrying components used to make an improvised explosive device (IED) at a checkpoint in Sirawan, Toril, Davao City.

The suspect claims he carried the improvised explosive device in his backpack upon orders of the terrorist New People’s Army.

While inspecting a van from Kidapawan City last Friday, August 31, 2018, members of the Task Force Davao found suspected IED components from the possession of 22-year-old Roy “Steve” Bulatag Moreno, a resident of Sinsuat Street in Kidapawan, North Cotabato.

The suspect is detained at Toril Police Station after authorities seized a hand grenade, some improvised blasting device, an improvised tester, and batteries from him. TF Davao / MCAG

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