Woman lands in jail for bomb joke at Baclaran LRT-1 station

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MANILA, Philippines — A lady found herself behind bars shortly after supposedly cracking a bomb joke at the Light Rail Transit-1 (LRT-1) Baclaran station last Wednesday.

Members of Pasay police station identified the arrested woman as Maribeth Florentino, 23, of Sta. Quiteria Caloocan City.

Initial investigation disclosed that Florentino was having her bag inspected by station security guard Erlinda Unabia, 51, when she joked that her bag had a bomb inside.

Unabia then detained Florentino who was later transported to the custody of the Baclaran Police Community Precinct.

Florentino was later brought to Pasay General Hospital for medical examination and transferred to Pasay police station for filing of charges, Pasay police stated.

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