WATCH: 'Bato, Rody' puppets warn of risks in firecrackers

Puppet versions of PNP chief Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa and President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte warn the public of illegal firecrackers. Video screengrab

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) Community Relations Group recently released an anti-firecracker infomercial with puppet versions of PNP chief Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa and President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte as stars.

In the campaign video titled “Iwas-paputok infomercial,” puppet Bato reminded the public of Republic Act 7183 or an act regulating the sale manufacture, distribution and use of firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices.

He listed the types of illegal firecrackers:

Prohibited firecrackers

  • Picolo

  • Watusi

  • Super lolo

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  • Plapla

  • Giant whistle bomb,

  • Judas belt, higas o sawa

  • Yolanda /Aldub/Coke in can

  • Hello Colombia

Allowed firecrackers

  • Luces

  • Skyrocket/ kwitis

  • Fountain roman candle

  • Trompillo

  • Baby rocket

Puppet Rody urged the public to instead enjoy public firework displays, light shows and other festivities to celebrate the coming year.

“Tandaan ninyo wag tayong maggamit ng pinagbabawal na paputok,” the puppet president said in the video.

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