Police Brigadier General Eden T Ugale, Regional Director, PRO BAR strongly condemned the killing of one Police Officer by unidentified riding in tandem criminals in Barangay Kauran, Ampatuan, Maguindanao on December 2, 2021 at about 9:30 AM.
The victim was identified by Ampatuan MPS as Police Corporal Henry Mangaser Olindo, JR., male, 44 years old, married, PNP member assigned at Lumbatan Municipal Police Station, Lanao Del Sur and a resident of Santos Rizal, Rosary Heights 6, Cotabato City.
PBGen Ugale offers his condolences to the bereaved families of Police Corporal Olindo, and directed the Provincial Director of Maguindanao Provincial Police Office to conduct thorough investigation on the circumstances of the incident and exhaust all possible resources to identify the perpetrators of this crime.
“On behalf of the PRO BAR family, I offer my deepest condolences to the bereaved family of Police Corporal Henry Mangaser Olindo, Jr. Let me assure his family that PRO BAR will exhaust all possible resources to identify the perpetrators of the crime” PBGen Ugale said.
Reports from Maguindanao Police Provincial Office disclosed that the victim, Police Corporal Olindo, was traversing the national highway in Barangay Kauran, Ampatuan on board his Honda XRM Motorcycle heading towards the direction of Koronadal City when he was shot by unidentified riding in tandem suspects several times using Caliber .45 pistol that caused his instantaneous death.
PBGen Ugale reminded all police units on the ground to be alert and vigilant as criminal and terrorist elements continue to plot and operate against police forces amidst the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak.
The Regional Director also urges the public to support the PNP on its fight against criminalities by reporting suspicious acts of individuals to the nearest police stations.
“We are asking the support of the public to combat criminals and lawless groups, who have nothing in mind but to create fear, chaos among the Bangsamoro populace, and we must stop them on their criminal activities that caused loss of lives, grief and sorrow.” The Regional Director added.