A 32-year old man allegedly involved in the massacre of eight fishermen in Kuarentahan fishing ground, and also listed as the no. 2 priority target drug personality in Sangali Police Station was arrested by the combined operatives of Curuan Police Station, Sangali Police Station and SWAT Team from Zamboanga City Public Safety Company in Sitio Seaside, Sangali, Zamboanga City at around 6:00 PM on January 10, 2017.
The arrested suspect was identified as Midzfar Nuño y Yunos, a local resident. Seized from him were three plastic sachets of suspected shabu, one hand grenade and buy-bust money. After the operation, the suspect was taken to Sangali Police Station. While at said station, it was found out that he is one of the suspects of the shooting incident that took place at around 8:00 in the evening of January 9, 2017 at Kuarentahan fishing ground situated about two nautical miles from Siromon Island. Nuño is temporarily detained at Sangali Police Station pending the filing of appropriate charges in court relative to shooting incident while a case for violation of section 5 and 11 of R. A 9165 and illegal possession of explosive are being readied by said station.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9