Hannah Mae Sumerano. Oray a.k.a. “Hannah Mae”, Secretary of Congressman Arnolfo Teves Jr., and five others were arrested by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group, Special Action Force, and the Philippine Army during the simultaneous implementation of Search Warrants (SWs) at five different addresses in Basay and Bawayan City, Province of Negros Oriental, last March

10, 2023.

Following the said operation, on Sunday (March 12, 2023), the CIDG presented the arrested persons for inquest proceedings before the State Prosecutors of the Department of Justice.

Criminal complaints for violations of RA 10591 (the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act) and RA 9516 (the Law on Explosives) were filed against Jose Pablo Gimarangan and Roland Aguisanda Pablio, in which Cong. Teves, Jr. is also impleaded as respondent.

While a.k.a. “Hannah Mae”, Heracleo Sangasin Oray, Rodolfo Teves Maturan, a.k a. “Jojo Maturan”, and Joseph Kyle Catan Maturan were charged with infringement of RA 10591.

Unfortunately, Congressman Arnolfo Teves Jr. Kurt Mathew Teves, and Axel Teves were not around during the said implementation of the SWs in their house; however, the criminal complaints against them for violation of RA 10591 and RA 9516 will be filed as soon as possible.

All arrested persons were under the custody of CIDG RFU NCR.

“The PNP-CIDG enforces the law regardless of one’s status in the society. We will assure impartiality in the conduct of the investigation and will hold criminals accountable for the offense they committed,” Director of the CIDG, PBGen Romeo M Caramat Jr said. ###