Another Abu Sayyaff/Kidnap for Ransom Group (ASG/KFRG) member was arrested by the joint elements of Culianan Police Station (PS4), ZCPO led by PSI ELMER SOLON and personnel of the 304th Wing, Philippine Air Force led by 2LT REX D BELLO, PAF during the conduct of joint law enforcement operation at JS Alano, Street Barangay, Zone 1, Zamboanga City on June 21, 2016 at 12:45 PM.
This resulted in the arrest of ASG member identified as USMAN ATALAD aka Atalad/SuhudLimaya “Hud” 46 years old, married, fruit vendor, native of Jolo, Sulu and presently residing at Don Basilio Navarro St., Barangay San Jose, Cawa-Cawa, Zamboanga City.
Usman Atalad has standing Warrant of Arrest for the Crime of Kidnapping (seven counts) and serious illegal detention docketed under Criminal Case Nr 3432, 3551, 3552, 3566, 3567, 3569 and 3570, issued by Honorable Judge Leo Jay Principe, RTC of Branch 1, 9th Judicial Region, Isabela City dated January 28, 2008. Subject person is now under the custody of ZCPO.
PRO9 Acting Regional Director PCSUPT BILLY B BELTRAN commended the participating PNP/AFP elements for a job well done. Further, he requested the general public to continue their support and cooperation to the local police by providing timely and accurate information regarding wanted persons. Any information regarding wanted persons may be reported to the nearest police station or PRO9 Regional Operations Center 0917-506-2000 and i-Report Mo Kay TSIP 0917-8475-757.