Joint elements of Zamboanga City Police Station 4 (Culianan) Regional Intelligence Divison 9, 304th AISS, and 304th AISG from the Philippine Air Force arrested Edward Lee Pisan, a.k.a. Salih Abdulla Jainal, 52, an Abu Sayyaf Group member residing in Barangay Camino Nuevo, Zamboanga City.
He was caught at the vicinity of Mindpro City Mall, La Purisima, Street Zone 3, Zamboanga City based on the warrant of arrest docketed under Criminal Case Number 505-4 and 501-4 122473-h for Kidnapping with Serious Illegal Detention issued by Acting Presiding Judge Ernesto R. Gutierrez of Branch 4, 9th Judicial Region, Parang Jolo, Sulu dated September 28, 2000, with no bail bond recommended. Said arrested person was involved in the kidnapping of Marc Wallert, a German national and twenty others in Sipadan, Sabah, Malaysia on April 23, 2000, under the leadership of the late Galib Andang a.k.a. “Commander Robot”. Jainal is now under police custody for documentation prior his turn-over to the court.
-with report from PO3 Bernard Tan, RPIO9