PNP PRO ARMM Official Website - Arrest of Ominta Romato Maute a.k.a. Farhana

Arrest of Ominta Romato Maute a.k.a. Farhana

Masiu, Lanao del Sur-- Ominta Romato Maute a.k.a. Farhana, mother of the leaders of the Local Terrorists Maute ,Omar Romato Maute and Abdullah Romato Maute, was arrested at 7:15 PM of June 9, 2017. Farhana was said to be buying vehicles and firearms for their escape outside Lanao del Sur province. Upon confirmation of the information, Joint Task Group- Marawi Commander, PNP PSSUPT ROLANDO ANDUYAN organized troops from PPSC, Lanao del Sur PPO and PNP SAF and immediately left for Masiu, Lanao del Sur at 2:25 in the afternoon.

Arrested were Farhana, two unidentified wounded members and seven unidentified female personalities who were at the act of escaping on board a Gray Revo at Brgy Kormatan in Masiu. Several high powered firearms and IED were confiscated from their possession.

The arrested suspects and confiscated items are in the custody of JTF Marawi for further investigation and proper disposition.

PCSUPT REUBEN THEODORE C SINDAC, Regional Director PROARMM persuades its men to be more vigilant and persistent that Marawi may be freed from the crisis it is facing today. The government is serious of its fight to end the cultists' terror attack in Marawi and preempt their atrocious plans in the entire nation.

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