Zamboanga City - An alleged Abu Sayyaf member was arrested during joint special operation conducted by government forces at RT Lim Boulevard, San Jose, Cawa-Cawa, at about 10:00 AM on October 9, 2015.
Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation-Counterterrorism Division (NBI-CTD), elements of 16th Military Intelligence Company (MICO), Task Force Zamboanga (TFZ), Naval Intelligence Security Group (NISG-WM), Special Project Mindanao Khilafa Islamiyah (SPMKI), Regional Intelligence Division (RID-PRO9), Regional Intelligence Unit (RIU9), Mindanao Area Police Intelligence Office (MAPIO), and Philippine Center on Transnational Crime (PCTC-WM) with the support from the Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Commission (PAOCC) captured the suspect identified only as alias “Raji”. This is by virtue of warrant of arrest for Kidnapping and Serious Illegal Detention with Ransom of the Jehovah’s Witnesses members abducted several years ago. Said warrant is docketed under Criminal Case Number 128923-H to E (6 counts), issued by Presiding Judge Toribio E Ilao, Jr. of Regional Trial Court, Branch 266, Pasig City.
-with report from PO2 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9