Two alleged members of the notorious Itting Abba Criminal Group voluntarily surrendered to Talusan MPS at about 2:20 in the afternoon of June 27, 2017 due to the intense law enforcement manhunt operation against most wanted persons being conducted by police units of Police Regional Office 9.
PSSUPT NESTOR Y TIEMPO, Acting Provincial Director, Zamboanga Sibugay Police Provincial Office, identified the two suspects as Hussein Abbas y Parail and Hassan Abbas y Parail, twin brothers residing in Barangay Kasigpitan, Talusan, Zamboanga Sibugay.
Both suspects are members of the Itting Abbas Criminal Group, who are involved in sea piracy, extortion, and drug trade operating in Zamboanga Sibugay. Said criminal group is allegedly affiliated with the Abu Sayyaf and Maute groups. The twin brothers have a pending warrant of arrest for Robbery with Homicide docketed under Criminal Case I-4056.
The criminal gang members were accompanied by Mabuhay Vice Mayor Annam Dammang and Talusan Vice Mayor Ralimson Ramiso to Talusan MPS to submit themselves to the authorities. The surrendered personalities are now under the custody of Zamboanga Sibugay Police Provincial Office for tactical interrogation.