A man who was identified as one of the cohorts of those behind the grenade throwing at Sangali Police Station was arrested by elements Zamboanga City PS3 (Sangali), SWAT, and Philippine Coast Guard during a pursuit operation in Badjao Village, Sitio Daap, Barangay Sangali, Zamboanga City at about 12:30 PM on September 9, 2016.
Said suspect was identified as Halim Jala Absara, resident of said place. The operation was intended to arrest a certain “Kasim Yunos”, the runner of Latip Surail, both of whom were the subject of the September 4, 2016 drug buy-bust operation by said police station, and the alleged suspects of the grenade throwing at ZCPS3. A sachet of suspected shabu, several drug paraphernalia, cell phone, cash, improvised shotgun locally known as “sumpak” with three rounds of 12-gauge ammunition were seized form the suspect. The arrested suspect person is presently detained at ZCPS3 (Sangali) pending the filing of appropriate charges in court.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9