Six individuals were arrested by operatives of 901st Maritime Police and Zamboanga City Police Station 6 during an entrapment operation at Buggoc, Kasanyangan, Zamboanga City at about 11:00 PM on August 21, 2017.
Authorities arrested Garry Maimbong Jarani, 21, Abdusali Maimbong Jarani, 58, Balli Samsarani, 50, Munsol Bara, 19, Alijon Ambila Maimbong, 45, Tando Maulati Tanoh, 48, all residents of Maluso, Basilan. Confiscated from them were nine improvised non-electric blasting caps, seven timed fuse, a measuring cup, seven pieces of 750-ml bottle and a 350-ml bottle containing ammonium nitrate, twenty-one kilograms of same substance placed in a separate container, and marked money. The confiscated explosive components were taken into the custody of PNP Bomb Squad while the arrested suspects are presently detained at said police station for inquest proceedings.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9