DATU ODIN SINSUAT, MAGUINDANAO - Joint operatives of PRO BAR and 6th Infantry Division (PA) apprehended an individual in a checkpoint operation for violation of Republic Act No 10591 (Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act) at Post 5 Arko, Barangay Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao.


            Arrested individual was identified as Hilario Baricuatro Dasalla, 35 years old, male, married, jobless and resident of Sitio Fatima, Barangay Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao.


            In a report of Datu Odin Sinsuat Municipal Police Station to Police Brigadier General Samuel P Rodriguez, Regional Director of Police Regional Office Bangsamoro Autonomous Region stated that about 7:30 o’clock in the evening of October 25, 2020, a concerned citizen reported to the authorities that a suspicious person driving a motorcycle was roaming around Barangay Awang. Immediately, duty personnel of Military Police conducted checkpoint operation and thereby, apprehended the suspect and confiscated under his possession and control are the following: one (1) sling bag containing of one (1) Caliber .45 pistol 1911 with Serial Number 13591, two (2) cal. 45 long magazines, three (3) cal. 45 short magazines, forty (40) rounds of live ammunition of cal. 45 pistol with no pertinent legal documents.


            Also recovered from the possession of suspect was improvised glass tooter, one (1) unit color black cellular phone with simcard, two valid IDs, and One (1) unit Wave Motorcycle Dash 110 color black with plate number 7818 YV.


            Arrested suspect was brought to Datu Odin Sinsuat Municipal Police Station for documentation, investigation and proper disposition.


            RD, PRO BAR PBGen RODRIGUEZ lauded the operating units. He reiterates that PRO BAR is determined in fighting criminals to make this Bangsamoro region a safer place to live, work and do business.