Zamboanga City – A suspected Abu Sayyaf Group member was arrested during a joint law enforcement operation conducted by JITF-2 ZAMBASULTA, Naval Special Operations Six, Marine Special Operations Group, Regional Intelligence Division PRO9, ZCPS4 (Culianan) and 308th CIS, 300th AISG in Barangay Paniongan, Lantawan, Basilan province at about 1:50 AM on June 23, 2015.
The ASG member was identified as Abdulla Indanan a.k.a. “Alkobar”/ “Abs”, who is under the command of Isnilon Hapilon. “Alkobar” is involved in the Golden Harvest Plantation kidnapping in Brgy. Tairan, Lantawan, Basilan province. He was arrested by virtue of warrant of arrest issued by Presiding Judge Leo Jay T. Principe, Branch 1 of RTC Isabela City, docketed under Criminal Case Numbers 3432, 3551, 3552, 3566, 3567, 3569 and 3570 for kidnapping and serious illegal detention. Arrested ASG member is temporarily detained in Zamboanga City while awaiting court disposition.
-with report from PO2 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9