MAGUINDANAO – PRO BAR operatives in Maguindanao arrested a fugitive and escapee from Maguindanao Provincial Jail on June 28, 2021 at Barangay Digal, Buluan, Maguindanao.
Report from Buluan Municipal Police Station revealed that the accused identified as Dante Sandigan Karatuan, 32 years old, married, resident of Barangay Kayaga, Pandag, Maguindanao had a standing case for illegal drugs, illegal possession of firearms and explosive.
The operation stemmed from verified information wherein Buluan MPS received report from PNP informants that Karatuan was spotted at Barangay Digal. Immediately, Personnel of Buluan Municipal Police Station and Pandag Municipal Police Station went to the area and arrested the suspect. Apprehending officers informed the suspect of his constitutional rights.
The suspect is now under the custody of Pandag Municipal Police Station prior to his submission to the court of origin for appropriate disposition.
Police Brigadier General Eden T Ugale, Regional Director, PRO BAR, lauds the operating PNP personnel for their relentless efforts in the implementation of Simultaneous Anti-Criminality Law Enforcement Operations (SACLEO) and Manhunt Operation to arrest wanted persons.
The Regional Director urges the public to cooperate with the police and to support the PNP anti-criminality campaign by providing relevant information and report any suspicious persons or activities in their locality.