Members of Zamboanga Police Station 11 conducting coastal patrol intercepted three pump boats at the mini-wharf in Rio Hondo, Zamboanga City at about 4:45 PM on May 3, 2017. Said vehicles were from Langil Island, municipality of Mohammad Ajul, Basilan. These were loaded with undocumented lumbers with different dimensions.
A total of five boat engines with were seized from the pump boats – two from the yellow and green Aleeya with boat number (ARMM BAS 7302-00030109) operated by Muhajil Baruh y Aliakbul, one engine from the white painted “Ina” with boat number (ARMM BAS 7302-16-0003076) operated by Sattarri Basari y Asmawil, and two engines from the green “Thackgu” with boat number (ARMM BAS 7302-16-00030103) operated by Alpin Tangung y Ibno. The seized cargo consisted of around three hundred pieces of 2x2 and 1/2x2 lumber.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9