PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur -– The Criminal
Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) have arrested a British national
for violation of Republic Acts 9995 and 9775 at a subdivision in this city,
an official announced Tuesday.
R.A. 9995 is otherwise known as “Anti-Photo and Video Voyeurism Act of
2009” while R.A. 9775 as “Anti-Child Pornography Act of 2009.”
Chief Insp. Arnold Ventura identified the arrested British national as
Peter William Cannel, who is a resident of Rosario Homes Subdivision,
Barangay Dao, this city.
Ventura said Cannel was arrested in a raid at his residence Tuesday
afternoon that was carried out based on a search warrant issued by the
Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 19.
Ventura said the raid was carried out following a week-long surveillance on
the alleged illegal activities of the British national.
He said the raiding team confiscated from the residence of Cannel
ammunition of different calibers, firearms, sex toys, laptop computers, and
other pornographic paraphernalia.
He said the suspect was detained while appropriated charges are set to be
filed against him. PNA