CAMP BGEN SALIPADA K PENDATUN, Parang, Maguindanao- The multi-pronged approach of the Bangsamoro Task Force on Ending Local Armed Conflict (BTF-ELAC) under the Executive Order 70 or the National Task Force Ending Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) institutionalizing the whole nation approach in attaining sustainable peace, the Police Regional Office of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in its adherence to this executive order continues to explore holistic approaches to protect our people from insurgency. `
Through the intensified intelligence information operation of RID, PROBAR, RIU 15, PNP SAF and DIPO- Western Mindanao, Three (3) members of Islamic State- inspired Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) under Kumander Cosme voluntarily surrendered to PRO BAR authorities.
PBGEN SAMUEL P RODRIGUEZ, Regional Director, PRO BAR identified the 3 surrenderees under Karialan faction of Commander Cosme with aliases; NOR, PIKOT and GIYAD.
With them are Three (3) Rocket-Propelled grenade launcher and three (3) ammunitions.
The surrenderees tired of being exploited by the hostiles known as BIFF intentionally surrendered to the authorities of PRO BAR and finally resist armed struggle and accepts the government’s goodwill through this Executive Order 70.
The government encourages other members and leaders of BIFF to surrender for the attainment of peace in the Bangsamoro Region. They will be supported by the government to start a new life, lives in harmony and believes in the government that provides for its people.