PRO BAR aggressive operation against loose firearms resulted again to a successful arrest of 2 gun-running suspects in an Entrapment Operation at Sitio Malinis, Brgy. Mother Poblacion, Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao on October 31, 2021.
Joint elements of Shariff Aguak Municipal Police Station, 1404th RMFC, RMFB14, and RID-RSOG PRO BAR made the arrest against the suspects identified as Adji Mohaimen Akmad Lumamba and Talib Basagan Manindig, both residents of Matanog, Maguindanao, after a successful execution of the entrampment operation.
Confiscated during the said operation were: one (1) Unit Remington 5.56 rifle; one (1) Unit 40mm grenade launcher; Cellphones; and cash (buy bust money).
The suspects, who are now under the custody of Shariff Aguak Municipal Police Station, will be charged for Violation of RA 10591 of the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act.
"To ensure that loose firearms will not be used as instruments to sow violence in next year’s election, PRO BAR will remain relentless in our campaign against loose firearms as part of our early preparation for a peaceful and orderly conduct of 2022 elections" Regional Director of PRO BAR, PBGen Eden T Ugale, said.
Further, PBGen Ugale commends the efforts and ingenuity of the operating personnel in securing and protecting the Bangsamoro people from illegal acts.