Saturday, December 28, 2013
PNP-PRO3 raids illegal firecracker factory
CAMP OLIVAS, City of San Fernando, Pampanga- Through the continuous efforts of the Philippine National Police to enforce laws that will help reduce the casualty figures due to firecrackers as well as confiscate illegal fireworks and pyrotechnics, Police Regional Office 3 under the leadership of PCSupt Raul D Petrasanta, PRO3, is currently conducting series of inspections/raids among firecracker manufacturers/warehouses and stores within the region especially in Bulacan.
The joint elements of Bulacan PPO Intelligence Brach, Bocaue Municipal Police Station and Provincial Public Safety Company raided an illegal firecracker/pyrotechnics manufacturer located at Sitio Daang Riles, Brgy Bundukan, Bocaue, Bulacan which resulted in the seizure of large quantities of chemicals and finished and unfinished pyrotechnics and firecrackers yesterday at 10 o'clock in the morning.
Nine (9) persons were arrested and brought to Bulacan Provincial Police Office for filing of appropriate charges for Violation of Republic Act 7183 “An Act regulating the manufacture, sale, distribution and use of firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices.”
Petrasanta reiterated his reminder to the public to refrain from using prohibited firecrackers to avoid any untoward incident during the celebration of New Year.
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