Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Freshman Arrested Over Joke In South RP

DAVAO CITY, Philippines (Mindanao Examiner / June 25, 2008) – Philippine authorities arrested a college freshman after he joked that he had a bomb in his bag at a public square in Davao City.

Police said the 16-year old student of the Holy Cross of Davao College is being detained after park security nabbed him Tuesday. The teenager boasted that he was carrying a bomb while security was frisking him at the park entrance.

No bomb or explosive was found in the bag and the student said he was only joking, but park security arrested him and called the police.

It was not immediately known whether the police would file charges against the teenager whose parents were told about their son’s arrest. (Romy Bwaga)

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