Joint elements of ZCPO, ZCPS9, ZCPS4, ZCPS8, Task Force Zamboanga, Philippine Coast Guard, Armed Forces of the Philippines, and RID, PRO9 conducted a simultaneous serving of two search warrants at the houses of Ted Amman Abdurajic a.k.a. “Teddung”, 32, and Al-Hamed Abdurahman y Manalas which resulted in the arrest of both subjects at their respective residences in Country Homes Blk 4 lot 14, Phase 3, Brgy. Ayala, and Cahaya Timor Subdivision, Brgy Maasin, in Zamboanga City.
Abdurajic’s real name is later revealed as Murasidol Abdurahman y Manalas a.k.a. “Tidung”. Confiscated from Murasidol were a fragmentation grenade, three blasting caps, two cellular phones, passport, a Sambayangtong Asssociation identification card, and a plastic bottle containing suspected C4 explosive. Al Hamed yielded five M16 magazines, nine M16 ammos, and bolt assembly. Initial investigation conducted on both subjects made them admit that they are Abu Sayyaf members under the command of Idang Susukan in 2014. The two individuals are now in police custody for investigation and filling of appropriate cases.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9