Former Maguindanao vice mayor nabbed for gun possession

/ 11:13 AM August 23, 2019

Photo courtesy of CIDG-Bangsamoro

COTABATO CITY –– The former vice mayor of Kabuntalan, Maguindanao was arrested here Wednesday afternoon for possession of an unlicensed gun.

Major Joseph Nandu, deputy chief of the police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) in the Bangsamoro region, said Nasser Gumbila Uko did not resist arrest at his residence in Barangay Tamontaka 3.


CIDG operatives and personnel from the Cotabato City Police Office Station 3 served the search warrant on Uko.

Cotabato City regional trial court Judge Kasan K. Abdulrakman issued the warrant on August 15, 2019.


Seized from Uko was a cal. 45 pistol with nine ammunition.

Nandu is now detained at the CIDG regional custodial facility here and will face charges for illegal possession of firearm and ammunition./lzb

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