PRO 10 Advisory on the Declaration of Martial Law

The Police Regional Office 10 under the leadership of PCSUPT AGRIPINO G JAVIER, Regional Director reminds the public on the do’s and don’ts covering the declaration of Martial Law in Mindanao of President Rodrigo R. Duterte.

The writ of habeas corpus will be suspended especially to the violations relative to “rebellion or terrorism” or “in aid of rebellion or terrorism”

The individual private gun owner was also reminded that Permit to Carry Firearms Outside of Residence (PTCFOR) is also suspended in the region. 

The public are also discouraged to engage more on travelling to avoid hassle on their part due to heavy traffic that will be encountered in all the checkpoints conducted by the PNP and AFP.

However, all police units are advised to strictly observe human rights in operations and should be in accordance with the standard police operational procedure.

The PRO 10 is closely coordinating with its counterpart from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in all their operations.

PRO 10 advised the community to be extra vigilant and observant and immediately report to the nearest Police Station any suspicious persons who may create diversionary tactics and employ violence to divert attention. We together with the Philippine Government is calling the public to continuously support our efforts to maintain peace and help suppress terrorists and lawless elements from terrorizing the citizenry.