LANAO DEL SUR – Joint elements of Balabagan Municipal Police Station and 5th Marine Company, Marine Battalion Landing Team 5 arrested a Top 15 Most Wanted Person in Balabagan on November 14, 2020 at about 9:40 in the morning.
The report of Balabagan Municipal Police Station to Police Brigadier General Samuel P Rodriguez, Regional Director of Police Regional Office Bangsamoro Autonomous Region revealed that suspect was identified as Maitong Ayaon also known as “Aragasi Pida”, 61 years old, married and resident of Barangay Barorao, Balabagan, Lanao Del Sur, who had a standing warrant of arrest for the crime of Murder issued by the Presiding Judge of Regional Trial Court, Branch 11, Malabang, Lanao Del Sur.
The operating units received from PNP informants and Intelligence operatives that suspect was spotted on-board a Toyota Innova traversing towards Barangay Calilangan of the said municipality. Immediately, joint operating units proceeded to the area and conducted checkpoint operation wherein the suspect was blocked. Arresting officers successfully served the warrant of arrest and informed the suspect of his constitutional rights.
The suspect is now under the custody of Balabagan Municipal Police Station for documentation and proper disposition.
Police BGen Rodriguez lauded the operating units for their relentless efforts in the implementation and serving of warrant of arrest against wanted person in Lanao Del Sur. He encourages the public to actively support the PRO BAR operations against wanted person in the region.