Netizens react to ban on caps, sunglasses in malls

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Netizens have a thing or two to say about the banning of caps and sunglasses in malls

BAN-HAPPY? Is banning articles of clothing necessary in the fight against crime? Image by Rappler.

MANILA, Philippines – When Interior Secretary Mar Roxas proposed regulating the sale of hammers and other tools in response to the “Martilyo Gang” robbery at SM North EDSA, netizens were incredulous.

Now, police forces in Metro Manila have also imposed a ban on wearing caps and sunglasses inside shopping malls, saying such accessories can aid criminals in concealing their identities. The “Martilyo Gang” members, for one, were suspected to have worn baseball caps during the robbery. 

Netizens were also quick to react to this new rule. Here’s what they had to say:


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