The Regional Reconciliation and Unification Commission of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (RRUC-ARMM) coordinated with the Datu Odin Sinsuat Municipal Police Station and 19th Infantry Brigade, PA after tension continued between clashing clans on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.
RRUC Chairman Romeo K. Sema immediately coordinated with Police Chief Inspector AchmadAlibonga, PhD Crim., DPA and Brigade Commander CTC Crizaldo Fernandez, 19th Infantry Batallion after tension continued between Bansawan and Sepi families in Baguainged, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao.
Brigade Commander Fernandez said the tension started to arise on April 28, 2017 and allegedly related to land dispute and drug trade issues. Because of the tension, thePNP and AFP visibility in the area was strengthened in order to reduce the swelling tension as they serve as the arbitrator.
As an intervention of the commission, RRUC-ARMM is planning to organize conflict management and dialogues between the two clashing parties in order to facilitate settlement in coordination with the PNP, AFP and other concerned agencies.