• Wed. Mar 29th, 2023

    Mayor turns over loose firearms


    Sep 25, 2022

    COTABATO CITY: Three high-powered firearms were handed over by the municipal mayor of Tamparan, Lanao del Sur to the 5th Infantry Battalion (5IB) on September 22.

    Mayor Juhar Disomimba turned over two M16 rifles and one 5.56mm Bushmaster rifle to 5IB commander Lt. Col. Victor-Czar Villanueva at the 5IB headquarters in Kampo Agila, Barangay Ragayan, Poona Bayabao.

    The turnover was made possible through the concerted effort and intensified collaboration of the security forces, local chief executives and other stakeholders.

    “This is part of our campaign against the proliferation of loose firearms so that the locals would feel more secure and safe in their daily activities,” Brig. Gen. Antonio Nafarrete, commander of Joint Task Force ZamPeLan said.

    Lt. Gen. Alfredo Rosario Jr., commander of Western Mindanao Command, urged the troops to continue their efforts in pursuing lasting peace in Southwestern Philippines.

    Get the latest news

    delivered to your inbox

    Sign up for The Manila Times’ daily newsletters

    By signing up with an email address, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

    “Carry on your good work and continue to step up the momentum for the accomplishment of our mission,” Rosario said.


    Source link

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *