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Ballot delays, commotions mar BSKE in Lanao Sur

MARAWI CITY – A collision of political supporters and voting delays in precincts marred the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE) in this province and some parts of Northern Mindanao.

Most of the clustered precincts in 1,161 barangays in the province opened midday, with some in the afternoon, to the chagrin of voters who waited as early as 3 a.m. expecting that voting would start at 7:30 a.m. based on Commission on Elections (Comelec) guidelines.

Kagawad killed, barangay chairman hurt in militiaman’s rampage

COTABATO CITY - A mentally-deranged militiaman killed a kagawad and hurt a barangay chairman in a rampage on Monday afternoon in a polling site in Luksumbang in Lamitan City in Basilan.

The member of the Citizens Armed Forces Geographical Unit who went berserk, Euiliano Custodio Enrique, was subsequently neutralized by soldiers and policemen guarding the public school campus in Barangay Luksumbang for resisting arrest.

Winning BSKE bets must meet 3 requirements before assuming posts

MANILA – Winning candidates in the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE) need not only have the highest number of votes but have to meet several requirements to be able to assume office, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said on Monday.

“For all winners, there are three requirements before being seated. First proclamation to be carried out by the Comelec, then Oath of Office and third, assumption to office. After that, one can assume his/her position,” Comelec spokesperson John Rex Laudiangco said in a press briefing.

6 hurt in BSKE-related attack in Basilan

COTABATO CITY - Six people, among them a barangay chairman seeking reelection, were hurt in an attack by an alleged member of the Philippine Coast Guard who ran amok in the premises of a polling site in Tuburan, Basilan on Monday morning.

Local executives and officials of the Bangsamoro regional government who hails from Basilan, identified the suspect as Said Yunos Uyag, a resident of Barangay Lahi-Lahi in Tuburan.

The sources told reporters here that Uyag is known in Basilan as a member of the PCG.

Lanao Sur candidate for village chair slain in gun attack, suspect is his brother-rival candidate

COTABATO CITY  – A candidate for village chair in Lanao del Sur shot dead by rival who was his bother following an altercation inside the voting precinct in Butig, Lanao del Sur.

Lanao del Sur police provincial director Colonel Robert Daculan identified the victim as Madid Bao, a candidate for village chairman of Barangay Poktan.

Madid is the husband of the incumbent and last-termer village chairwoman Conaipa Bao.  He died while being transported to the Amai Pakpak Medical Center in Marawi City.

The shooting incident at about 7 a.m.

Delayed opening of voting precincts mar opening of BSKE in BARMM, Region 12

COTABATO CITY – Opening of voting precincts was delayed in most areas in Cotabato City and in Region 12. Voting for senior citizens and persons with disabilities was supposed to start at 5 a.m.

Delayed in the arrival of ballot boxes and teachers was the culprit, according to NDBC election coverage.

Entrances of voting centers in most areas of BARMM and Soccsksargen have been filled with voters queuing to elect village chairpersons and members of barangay council as well as Sangguniang Kabataan officials.

Below are images of various voting centers across the regions.

Bangsamoro regional police, military all set for BSKE

COTABATO CITY - The Bangsamoro regional police has mobilized 8,809 personnel to secure on Monday the polling sites under its jurisdiction, where there are a thousand more now from Regions 12, 11, 10 and the National Capital Region to back them up.

66 cops to serve as electoral board members sa North Cotabato

COTABATO CITY -  NAGPADALA ng abot sa 202 PNP personnel ang Police Regional Office Region 12 sa probinsiya ng Maguindanao Del Sur.

Sila ay magsisilbing Board of Election Inspectors (BEIs) ngayong Barangay at Sangguniang Kabataan Elections 2023.

Nasa 66 Trained PNP Personnel din mula sa PRO 12 posibleng itatalaga bilang Board of Election Inspectors (BEIs) sa North Cotabato.

PRO-12 deploys 202 personnel for MagSur BSKE

GEN. SANTOS CITY - The Police Regional Office 12 – Police Regional Office 12 under the leadership of Brig. Gen. Jimili Macaraeg, regional director, deployed 202 personnel to augment the police force in Maguindanao del Sur on October 28, 2023.

Lt. Colonel Peter Pinalgan Jr designated as contingent commander led the deployment of personnel coming from the different Provincial Police Offices, City Police Office and Regional Mobile Force Battalion 12.

School buildings torched in Maguindanao Norte, Comelec says; strafing send 300 men fleeing in DOS

COTABATO CITY  – Unidentified men set ablaze early today the school building in Barangay Rumirimbang, Barira, Maguindanao Norte, the Commission on Elections today said.

Quoting a report from Comelec-Maguindanao del Norte, Election Chair George Erwin Garcia has confirmed that men torched the Rumirimbang Elementary School in Barangay Rumirimbang, Barira at about 2 a.m. Saturday.


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