PNP Revokes Gun Licenses Of Quiboloy Amid Legal Charges

PNP Revokes Apollo Quiboloy’s Firearms Licenses Amid Criminal Charges

QUIBOLOY – The Philippine National Police (PNP) revoked Pastor Apollo Quiboloy’s gun licenses amid legal charges.

Religious leader Pastor Apollo Quiboloy is a close ally of former President Rodrigo Duterte. He is currently confronted with multiple arrest warrants linked to allegations of child abuse, s*xual assault, trafficking, exploitation, and discrimination.

As per the regulations governing firearm possession, individuals applying for ownership should not have prior convictions or pending criminal charges with a penalty exceeding two years.

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As reported by Inquirer, PNP spokesperson Col. Jean Fajardo previously revealed that Apollo Quiboloy owns 19 firearms, one of which had an expired license in March. Senator Risa Hontiveros, who spearheaded a Senate inquiry into accusations against Quiboloy, raised concerns about the delay in the Philippine National Police (PNP) revoking his gun licenses.

Recently, Hontiveros shared screenshots from social media depicting members of KOJC donning camouflage attire and carrying arms.

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On Friday, Philippine National Police Chief Gen. Rommel Marbil endorsed the Firearms and Explosives Office’s suggestion to cancel the firearm ownership license of fugitive preacher Apollo Quiboloy, as confirmed by PNP spokesperson Col. Jean Fajardo.

According to the report, the decision was grounded on Section 4 (g) of the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act (Republic Act No. 10591), which prohibits granting a firearms license to individuals with past convictions or current accusations in pending criminal cases carrying a penalty of more than two years.

Quiboloy faces charges of child abuse, s*xual assault, trafficking, exploitation, and discrimination in two separate court cases. Fajardo mentioned that Quiboloy, who remains at large, possesses 19 firearms, noting that one of them already had an expired license in March of this year.

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