July 29, 2022

BRGY. DUNGUAN, North Cotabato – Members of ISIS-Inspired Daulah Islamiyah (DI) Hassan Group were arrested in Purok 7 Brgy. Dunguan M’lang, North Cotabato. The suspects were identified as Commander Jimmy Talimbo, by virtue of Arrest Warrant with Criminal Case no. 5277-LO (17) for the crime of murder. His father, Mohar Sepi Talimbo was arrested for possession of illegal drugs and Nasrodin Ugpang Talimbo was arrested due to illegal possession of firearms.

The successful operation was brought about by the combined efforts of the 4th Special Action Battalion, PNP SAF; PDEA 12; RID12; RSOG12; CPPO; and RFMB12. High-powered weapons, an IED, ammunition, and sachets of white crystalline substance believed to be methamphetamine hydrochloride with an estimated street value of Php81, 600.00 were among the items found.

Jimmy Talimbo and Nasrodin Ugpang Talimbo were properly turned over to M’lang MPS while Mohar Sepi Talimbo was turned over to PDEA.  The recovered firearms and ammunition were turned over to M’lang MPS while the white crystalline substance was also turned over to PDEA for proper disposition. Further, the IED component was turned over to EOD Unit, Kidapawan City.

“Our forces won’t leave the area until terrorists stop harassing and posing threats to the locals,” -PMGEN PATRICK T VILLACORTE, Director, SAF.