COTABATO CITY – Sultan Kudarat police arrested 33 persons, confiscated several firearms, and seized illegal drugs in simultaneous law enforcement operations on Friday.

Col. Noel Kinazo, Sultan Kudarat Police Provincial Office (SKPPO) director, said the anti-criminality drive in the province led to the arrest of 10 most wanted persons, 13 wanted persons, and 10 others for various offenses.

Of those arrested, six were from Isulan; seven from Tacurong City; three from Esperanza; six from Lebak; two each from the towns of Sen. Ninoy Aquino, Lambayong, and Pres. Quirino; three from Kalamansig; and one each from Lutayan and Palimbang.

“Even though we are working very hard in this pandemic, the SKPPO will not let our guard down and continue to enhance our fight against wanted persons, drug personalities, and all forms of criminalities,” Kinazo said in a statement.

He said the military assisted in the police's anti-criminality drive. (PNA)