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Mindanao Armed Conflict

Police neutralize bomb maker in South Cotabato

POLOMOLOK, South Cotabato --- Authorities shot dead a bomb maker in the Dawlah Islamiya terror group in a brief gunfight in Barangay Lapu here Thursday.

The slain Dawlah Islamiya member, Esmael Sambial, and 15 companions are wanted for acts of terror and other heinous offenses.

Sambial was good at fabricating improvised explosive devices that can be detonated from a distance using a mobile phone, according to Army and police intelligence sources.

Police Corporal nabbed for illegal drug peddling

SULTAN KUDARAT, Maguindanao – Police authorities here arrested a colleague who was allegedly engaged in illegal drug peddling during entrapment operation in Cotabato City Saturday night.

Brig. Gen. Eden Ugale, police director for the Bangsamoro Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), identified the suspect as Police Corporal Jomar Moyet Chio who is assigned with the Sultan Kudarat Municipaql Police Station. 

Chio was nabbed during buy bust operation along Gutierrez Avenue, Barangay Rosary Heights 7, Cotabato City. 

Man who robbed cops' rifles slain in police operation


MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato  – A heavily armed robbery suspect was killed during law enforcement operation when he resisted arrest and traded shots with authorities Thursday, police said.

Lt. Colonel Rolly Oranza, Midsayap town police chief, identified the victim as Salvador Viloria Jr, a 24-year-old primary suspect in a robbery where the victims were two police officers.

“He was the primary suspect who took two service rifles of two police officers,” Lt. Colonel Oranza said of Viloria who was a friend of two police officers.

Region 12 joint TF to End Local Communist Armed Conflict tutol sa defunding ng ELCAC

KORONADAL CITY - Mariing tinututulan ng Joint Task Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict o JRTF-ELCAC 12 ang panawagan na pagbawi ng pondo para sa NTF-ELCAC.

Napagusapan ito sa monthly meeting ng Task Force na bumalangkas ng resolusyon na pagsuporta sa National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conlfict o NTF-ELCAC.

Ipinahayag ng grupo ang kanilang pagtutol sa defunding ng NTF-ELCAC partikular na sa Local Government Support Fund-Support to Barangay Development Program o LGSF-SBDP.

Soldier, 2 cohorts arrested for gunrunning in Zamboanga

COTABATO CITY - Police agents seized assorted firearms, including an M60 mahinegun, from three gunrunners, among them an Army corporal, entrapped in Zamboanga City before dawn Sunday.

In a statement, the regional office of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-9 said Corporal Alkhaizer Samson Balboa and his two accomplices, Rodolfo Concepcion Ilenado, Jr. and Remar Taburada Hadjiri, are now detained.

The CIDG-9 said they are to be prosecuted for violation of Republic Act 10591, also known as the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act.

Killers of Davao del Sur radioman identified

KIDAPAWAN CITY --- The police have identified the two suspects in the murder of broadcast journalist Orlando Dinoy in nearby Bansalan, Davao del Sur two weeks ago.

Col. Guesseppe Geralde, provincial police director of Davao del Sur, was quoted in a report Friday by Catholic Station dxND here as saying that they have identified his killers, soon to be prosecuted for their offense.

Dinoy was killed with a pistol by a masked man inside his rented apartment in Bansalan town in Davao del Sur.

P361,760 worth shabu seized in Tawi-Tawi police ops

COTABATO CITY  --- The police seized a total of P361,760 worth of shabu from a six-member drug ring in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, busted Wednesday with the help of local officials.

Brig. Gen. Eden Ugale, director of the Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro, said Thursday the six suspects were arrested in two separate operations by combined personnel of the Tawi-Tawi provincial and the Bongao municipal police offices.

Cops arrest wanted coupled with guns in Lanao del Sur

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao  – A couple wanted for various crimes were arrested in Marawi City after several days of surveillance operations.

Brig. Gen. Eden Ugale, police regional director for the Bangsamoro Region in Muslim Mindanao, identified the couple as Dimatingki Masbod, wanted for rape charges and his wife Cayamona Diamla who was charged for kidnapping and illegal detention.

Ugale said the police backed by soldiers and armed with arrest warrant barged inside the house of the suspects in Masiu, Lanao del Sur at past 4 p.m. Tuesday.

BIFF with 60mm mortar tube yields to Army in NoCot

COTABATO CITY  – A member of terrorist group operating in Maguindanao and North Cotabato has voluntarily surrendered Tuesday to authorities with his powerful war material – a 60 mm mortar launcher.

On Wednesday, Lt. Colonel Edgardo Vilchez Jr, commander of the 34th Infantry Battalion, said “Alias Omar” voluntarily came forward to surrender in Salunayan, Midsayap, North Cotabato.

Maguindanaon soldier killed by amok in Tagum

COTABATO CITY --- One of the two soldiers killed by a companion who went berserk in their headquarters in Tagum City was a Maguindanaon whose family resides here. 

Technical Sgt. Sandatu Tuma of the Army’s 10th Civil Military Operations Battalion died in a hospital from gunshot wounds sustained in the attack.

He and the other fatality, Major Franklin Embat, were shot with an assault rifle by a companion, Staff Sgt. Arvin Bureros. 

Bureros was reportedly restive and seemed so agitated prior to the incident. 


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