Camp BGen Salipada K Pendatun, Parang, Maguindanao – Police Brigadier General Samuel P Rodriguez, Regional Director of Police Regional Office Bangsamoro Autonomous Region ordered all PNP Units within the Bangsamoro Region to launch hot pursuit operations against the eight fugitives of Basilan Provincial Jail break on October 13, 2020 that resulted to the death of one jail guard identified as Asbi Florencio Salih..
Police Regional Office of Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (PRO BAR) through Basilan Police Provincial Office and Isabela City Police Station responded when jail facility was attack at 5:45 o’ clock in the afternoon of October 13, 2020. PRO BAR deploys additional men to assist in the hot pursuit operation. Hence, at about 9:30 AM of October 14, 2020 the PNP authorities were able to locate one of fugitives identified as Torotoy Abas with a criminal case of kidnapping/serious illegal detention at Purok Gumamela, Barangay Sumagdang and later neutralized by the PNP operatives.
Further, the PNP ongoing hot pursuit operations resulted in the arrest of another fugitive identified as Mahad A Hassan with a criminal case of murder at Kilometer 14. Purok 5, Brgy Calvario, Isabela City, around 9:30am of October 14, 2020.
Likewise, the PRO BAR is assisting the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in guarding prison across the region. PRO BAR is committed to support other government agencies asking for the assistance within the Bangsamoro region.