Joint elements of ZCPS6 and Jolo MPS, PPSC, 501st Brigade and PNP Maritime Unit conducted a rescue operation at the vicinity of Sitio Suwah-Suwah, Anuling, Patikul, Sulu at about 7:45 AM on July 1, 2016. This resulted in the rescue of one kidnap victim who was abducted on June 28, 2016 at around 7:30 in the evening in Brgy. Arena Blanco, Zamboanga City.
The team also arrested three suspects identified as Danny Abdurasad Patta, 28, resident of Brgy. Hambilan, Siasi, Sulu, Muktadir Musa Mohammad, 41, and Haron S. Sahirun, 52, both residents of Brgy. Langhub, Patikul, Sulu.
ZCPO6 personnel made an initial coordination with Jolo MPS for the conduct of an operation in said municipality. Jolo MPS then alerted the Sulu Provincial Public Safety Company and other nearby PNP and AFP units.
The rescued 2-year old victim was taken to Sulu Provincial Hospital for medical check-up prior her turn-over to her mother. On the other hand, the arrested suspects were taken into custody by the authorities in Zamboanga City for the filing of cases against them.
-with report from PO3 Bernard Tan, RPIO9