High-powered guns seized in Lanao mayor's home

Posted at 02/13/2013 8:37 PM | Updated as of 02/13/2013 8:37 PM

MANILA – Several high-powered firearms were confiscated by authorities in the home of the mayor of Pantao Ragat town in Lanao del Norte on Wednesday.

Authorities said more than 40 guns were seized in the raid on the home of Pantao Ragat Mayor Neshren Eleanor Lantud and Vice Mayor Lacson Lantud.

Among those recovered were M60 machine gun, 6 M203 grenade launchers, 2 M79 grenade launchers, 9 M14 armalite rifles, 2 M16 rifles, 14 garand rifles and 6 short handguns.

The raid was conducted by virtue of a search warrant issued by the court. -- Report from Fred Dellava, dzMM