A 47-year-old supporter of the “Maute Group” was arrested by joint elements of the CIDG Lanao Del Sur and the local PNP units in a manhunt operation, earlier today (July 22, 2022 at 3:00 AM) in Brgy Linao, Saguiaran, Lanao Del Sur.

Armed with a Warrant of Arrest issued by Hon Sittie Laarni R Umpa, Presiding Judge of RTC 12th Judicial Region, Branch 9, Marawi City, Lanao Del Sur, police arrested KIMAL SUMAYAN who is wanted for the crime of Homicide.

Incidental to Sumayan’s lawful arrest, a caliber .38 Armscor 202 revolver loaded with ammunition was confiscated from his possession.

Sumayan is a known supporter and member of the dreaded Maute Group involved in gun-for-hire and other illegal activities operating in Saguiaran and nearby municipalities.

The CIDG, through its continuous intensification and implementation of its anti-criminality campaigns, is determined to foil and curb such dreaded groups from continuing their criminal activities that would endanger the lives of citizens and raze the peace and order in the communities.