COTABATO CITY – Police unit from Cotabato City Police Office responded to an alleged explosion at Phase 3, San Pablo Village, Rosary Heights 11, Cotabato City on October 26, 2020 at about 6:45 o’clock in the evening.
The report of Cotabato City Police Office to Police Brigadier General Samuel P Rodriguez, Regional Director of Police Regional Office Bangsamoro Autonomous Region revealed that the alleged explosion of improvised hand grenade transpired at Block 3, Phase 3, Lot 2 San Pablo Village, Barangay Rosary Heights 11. Immediately, Cotabato City Police Office deployed personnel to respond in the incident. Responding PNP personnel found one safety lever believed to be from a hand grenade. EOD Team of Cotabato City Police Office conducted a Post Blast Investigation. Investigation further disclosed that the explosion site was in front of Engineer Sukarno Sulaik residence, employee of Ministry of Public Works Maguindanao.
Thorough investigation is being conducted to establish the motive and identity of the suspects.
RD, PRO BAR Police Brigadier General Rodriguez urges all personnel of Cotabato City Police Office to intensify police operations and security measures in Cotabato City.