MALOLOS CITY, Philippines – Police arrested seven persons and seized oversized firecrackers in another raid in a factory in Sta. Maria town.
Police Chief Inspector Monico Cadayona of the Criminal Investigation Detection Group (CIDG) said the raid happened after another informant tipped them on the illegal factory.
After a brief surveillance, Cadayona ang his team raided the factory in the hilly portion of Sitio Paigkas in Bulac village.
This led to the arrest of six workers, including its financier identified as Teresita Lumampao.
The raid also led to the seizure of oversized firecrackers like pla-pla, Og and Lolo Thunder, among others.