The mom of the leaders of the Maute terror group has joined their father in authorities custody.
Omenta Romato Maute, the mom of brothers Omar and Abdullah, was arrested together with seven different ladies, in Masiu, Lanao Del Sur.
Before their arrest, Farhana and the opposite ladies had been hiding in Barangay Dayawan in Masiu the place that they had purchased firearms and a automotive, which they meant to make use of in their escape from Lanao del Sur.
It is suspected that they had been offering logistical and monetary assist to the terrorists who’ve managed components of Marawi metropolis since May 23.
Besides the firearms, authorities additionally seized a quantity of improvised explosive gadgets.
Yesterday, we reported how Cayamora Maute, the daddy of the brothers and the patriarch of the clan, was arrested in Davao City. He has since been transferred to Manila.
Meanwhile, the army is investigating reports that the Maute brothers have been killed in current clashes.
Army spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Jo-Ar Herrera mentioned there have been “strong indications” that Omar and Abdullah had been killed in authorities offensives.
“There are reports that Omar and Madie were killed in the operations. We are still validating this report but there are strong indications that they [were] killed,” he mentioned in a press briefing.
The chaos in Marawi metropolis is now into its third week.