Manila police arrested Monday seven suspects found fabricating identification cards of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging Infectious Disease on Recto Avenue in Manila.

In a Facebook post, the Manila Police District identified the primary suspect as Johnny Perez, 32, of Santa Cruz, Manila.

He was caught with six other companions at about 1:30 pm on May 25.

Aside from fake IATF IDs, also found in the possession of the suspects were computer sets, printers, scanners, laminating machines and ID cutters.

The seven individuals were first brought to the Tondo Medical Center for a medico-legal examination prior to the filing of charges at Sampaloc Police Station.

Republic Act 11469 or the emergency powers law penalizes “falsification by a private individual and use of falsified documents.” (Jojo Mangahis)