2 BIFF bandits surrender to military in North Cotabato


Two alleged members of lawless Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) have surrendered to the military in North Cotabato.

Adam Jakaria and Teng Palot, both residents of Pikit, North Cotabato, gave up to soldiers of the 7th Infantry Battalion and Pikit Mayor Sumulong Sultan at the battalion headquarters in Barangay Lower Paatan, Kabacan Monday, December 9, the Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) said.

They also yielded one Noveske N4 carbine, one M79 Grenade Launcher, ammunition, and magazines.

The rebels, who underwent custodial debriefing, belonged to the group of former BIFF bandits Gani Saligan and Commander Nao. #