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2 MILF members detained for illegal gun possession

Local News • 16:00 PM Sun Sep 22, 2019
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By: 
John M. Unson

MAGUINDANAO --- Two members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front were arrested Saturday for unauthorized carrying of firearms.

Ebrahim Egal and Ali Mama Onting were intercepted by a police team in a security roadblock in Barangay Dalumangcob in Sultan Kudarat town in the first district of Maguindanao.

Policemen who flagged them down for a routine inspection found an M16 assault rifle and a .45 caliber pistol in their car, a red Toyota Corolla with license plates GFD 491.

Major Julhamin Asdani, chief of the Sultan Kudarat municipal police, said Egal and Onting, who introduced themselves as members of the MILF, were immediately detained for possession of unlicensed firearms.

He said the duo shall be prosecuted for violation of Republic Act 10591 that outlawed possession of firearms without licenses. 

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