Ambush incident transpired along Brgy. Calsada, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao targeting PMAJ Esmael A Madin of CIDG PRO BAR.
At about 12:00 noon of April 4, 2020 PMAJ Madin and two others were traversing Brgy. Katuli heading Cotabato city on board a Toyota Revo when the shooting incident transpired.
Facts of the case disclosed that responding personnel from Sultan Kudarat MPS led by PMAJ JULHAMIN V ASDANI, COP and personnel of CIDG BAR conducted a hot pursuit against the identified suspect with known alias as BASCO. Around 12:55 of the same date the operatives found the said suspect, he was armed and fired upon the troops prompting PNP personnel to retaliate resulting to the neutralization of Basco.
PCOL Arnold Santiago, Provincial Director Maguindanao Police Provincial Office, identified the suspect as ABAS MADSIG a.k.a Basco. He also commend the operating troop for this successful pursuit operation.
No reported casualty among the victims after the incident were recorded.