Joint AFP-PNP Law Enforcement Operations led to the successful surrender of the most wanted person of Lanao del Sur on March 21, 2022.
According to NFWM PAO, Marine battalions MBLT-2 and MBLT-5 under Naval Task Group Central and Naval Intelligence Operatives together with their PNP counterparts facilitated the surrender of Mamaroba Calib Gaosil a.k.a. Manny and Tuttoh.
The surrenderee, a leader of a lawless group surrendered at Brgy Biasong, Picong, Lanao del Sur along with his high-powered firearms, an AK-47 rifle, M14 rifle, and a Cal. 45 pistol. He also gave up assorted ammunitions.
According to reports, alias Manny allegedly participated in the attack and burning of the Picong Integrated National Police Station in Brgy Poblacion, Picong, Lanao del Sur sometime in 1981 and was also involved in the July 1986 encounter with the Philippine Army troops in Brgy Biasong, Picong, Lanao del Sur. He also participated in committing atrocities in Picong.
“I Commend our troops’ relentless Focused Military Operations (FMO) and Law Enforcement Operations (LEO) for this successful accomplishment. The surrenderer finally embraced the law and soon would have the chance to be reunited with his family and live a normal life,” said Col. Eric Macaambac PN(M), the Commander of NTG Central.