THE Philippine National Police has filed an illegal possession of firearms complaint against a police sergeant tagged as person of interest in the murder of a lawyer in Rodriguez, Rizal last May.
Charged before the Department of Justice was Police Senior Master Sergeant Michael Eralino.
Eralino was arrested on Saturday while a search warrant was being implemented at his house in Taytay, Rizal.
Seized were a pistol, ammunition, and a hand grenade.
Eralino was a person of interest in the killing of lawyer Edilberto Golla on May 17.
Golla was shot dead by motorcycle-riding suspects near his house in Bgy. San Isidro in Rodriguez town.
The PNP has formed a Special Investigation Task Force to look into Golla’s killing.
Investigators were looking into work and land dispute as possible motives in the killing of Golla.