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MILF ‘commander’ Maraging arrested in Cotabato

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Elements of Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (CIDG-Armm) and Philippine National Police Public Safety Battalion arrested Wednesday a man for possession of high-powered firearms.

Supt. James Allan Logan, CIDG-Armm director, said government forces were armed with a search warrant when it raided the house of Hadji Amid Maraging in Barangay Tamontaka Mother, Cotabato City at around 6 a.m.

Maraging, who claimed to be a battalion commander of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), did not resist arrest.

Seized from Maraging were two M-16 Armalite rifle, an M-16 rifle, two hand grenades, rifle grenades and assorted ammunition.

Maraging is facing charges of violation of Republic Act 10591 or illegal possession of firearms and explosives.

The MILF and its military wing, Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces, could not be reached for comment. (PNA)

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