8 election hot spots in Basilan PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 29 April 2018 16:45


The Basilan Provincial Police Office has identified 8 Basilan municipalities as possible hot spots in the upcoming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections.

Sr. Supt. Rufino Inot, Basilan PNP Provincial Director, identified the municipalities as Tabuan Lasa, Ungkaya Pukan, Hadji Mutamad, Maluso, Sumisip, Lantawan, Mohamad Ajul and Tipo Tipo.

Basilan PNP Provincial personnel have recovered eight high- powered firearms during operations to ensure peaceful and orderly elections in the province.

“Tuloy tuloy tong Tukhang para walang baril sa campaign period,” said Inot.

He said that a meeting will be scheduled among officials and personnel of the PNP, AFP and the Commission on Elections for the presentation of their security plan.

“Siguro itong mga hotspots area, i-suggest ko na i-cluster sila sa neutral ground during election para peaceful,” said inot.

The other week, a candidate for the barangay elections and three family members were gunned down during a strafing incident at their residence in barangay Camamburingan, Ungkaya Pukan municipality.  (Allen Abastillas)