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‘Marcos son’, US national arrested for guns, grenades


CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga- A man claiming to be a son of former president Ferdinand Marcos was arrested with an American national Friday morning in Clark, Mabalacat, Pampanga after elements of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group found them in possesion of various high powered guns and grenades.

Chief Inspector Rommel Labalan, CIDG chief, and Supt.Lito E Patay, CIDG regional chief, led the team of agents who captured Edilberto del Carmen, Alias Angel Ferdinand Marcos, and Umberto Varagnolo, a US and Italian citizen inside Fontana Villa in Clark only a day after President Duterte visited the area to attend a food festival.

During the raid, CIDG agents confiscated four 5.56 mm caliber rifle; one 5.56 mm caliber rifle; five MK2 hand grenades; one .9 mm caliber submachine gun; one .22 caliber pistol and assorted magazines and bullets.

According to Major Labalan, del Carmen is the leader of a crime group operating in Pampanga.