Intelligence Community revealed the ‘clear connection’ of arrested Maute patriarch and the former Marawi Mayor Fajad Salic in an ongoing clash in the city.
In an intelligence report, it appeared that Salic and Cayamora Maute have connection since their wives are cousins.
Military sources, said Salic is a former member of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and when he lost in the mayoralty race he allegedly switched to shabu manufacturing.
A lot of high-powered firearms and bullets used by Maute and Abu Sayyaf Groups were recovered in Salic’s house.
In an interview over DZRH News, Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, confirmed that the Maute and Salic families have deep relationship.
Prior to this, Salic was arrested by police operatives of Region 10 in a checkpoint in Brgy. San Martin, Villanueva, Misamis Oriental past 7pm Wednesday.