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BREAKING : Father of Maute brothers Dies in Jail -BJMP
The father of the notorious Marawi-based Maute brothers Cayamora Maute, died on Sunday, August 27, according to the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP).
Senior Inspector Xavier Solda, BJMP spokesman, told Rappler that the elder Maute was rushed to the Taguig-Pateros District Hospital at 3 pm, already in critical condition. He passed away past 3 pm.
"Initially, sabi ng warden tumaas ang blood pressure tapos nahirapan huminga, bumagal ang pulso. Upon the assessment and recommendation of our medical team, sinugod sa pinakamalapit na ospital. He died past 3 pm," Solda told Rappler in a phone interview.
(Initially, the warden said his blood pressure shot up and he had difficulty breathing, his pulse slowed down. Upon the assessment and recommendation of our medical team, we rushed him to the nearest hospital. He died past 3 pm.)
The BJMP and the augmentation team from the Philippine National Police (PNP) were there at the hospital, according to Solda.
Solda also said the Maute patriarch already had hepatitis, diabetes, and hypertension even before he was detained. His remains are already with his relatives from Quiapo, Manila, according to the BJMP spokesperson.
Cayamora Maute, authorities said, provided funding and logistical support for the terror-linked activities of his sons. (READ: Terror in Mindanao: The Mautes of Marawi)
He was arrested in Davao City on June 6 along with 4 other individuals who are said to be members of the Maute family. (READ: Mautes' father, 4 others arrested in Davao City)
The Maute Group attacked Marawi City, Lanao del Sur last May 23, prompting President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in the entire Mindanao for 60 days. The martial law declaration has since been extended until December 31.
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