CIDG arrest British national for pornography acts

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