A 35-year old man was arrested by operatives of Zamboanga City Police Office at about 1:30 PM on April 29, 2017 for allegedly extorting money from the family of an arrested ASG member presently in the custody of CIDG 9.
The arrested suspect was identified as Faisal Benasing, 35, resident of Barangay Mariki, Zamboanga City. Benasing is under the Witness Protection Program (WPP) as he was the one who identified the arrested ASG member named Murad Araha Jalali. Recovered from him was the marked money used in the entrapment operation. The suspect was brought to ZCPO for further investigation and for filling of appropriate charges against him in court.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9