Masbate village official caught for vote-buying

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MASBATE CITY — A barangay official here was arrested for alleged “vote-buying” after arresting officers found in his possession sample ballots of candidates and money amounting to Php 105,300.00.

Police said the arrested barangay official is Barangay Kagawad Nilo Bravante Broniala, who was caught early Monday in Barangay Kinamaligan, Masbate City.

Suspect Broniala and confiscated pieces of evidence are now under the custody of Masbate CPS for proper disposition

Violation for the Omnibus Election Code under BP 881 Sec 261 known as ‘vote buying and vote selling’ is now being prepared for filing against the suspect. []


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