This is in connection to the MEMO containing a list of vehicles from our Maritime Police Station (MARPSTA) based in Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte which is unfortunately circulating widespread through social media. Please be informed that upon receipt of said information, C, RMU9 was directed to investigate on this.
Combined elements of Joint Task Force Zamboanga, ZCPO, ZCPS11, CGS Zamboanga, Armed Forces, and NICA9 served a warrant of arrest to an ASG member named Kimhar D. Asusi alias “Abu Kimar”, 32, resident of Brgy Bawisan, Parang, Sulu upon arrival at Zambonga Seaport of the Kristel Jane 3 seacraft from Sulu at about 6:05 AM on May 30, 2017.
Pagadian CPS were notified by Zamboanga Del Sur Medical Center in Barangay Dao, Pagadian City about the arrival of a lifeless male person at their hospital on May 4, 2017 at about 1:00 AM. Said individual was identified as Jomar Bawan Becsala, 24, resident of Purok Durian, Barangay Lizon Valley, Pagadian City, Zamboanga Del Sur.
A 15-minute firefight occurred between five members of a lawless element group led by a certain Dandi a.k.a. “Batoto” and a team of CAAs/CAFGUS-Special Forces. The incident happened in Barangay Tapanayan, Sirawai, Zamboanga Del Norte at about 9:25 AM on April 25, 2017.
Operatives of Culianan Police Station conducted a police operation in Bilang-Bilang Island, Mercedes, Zamboanga City at about 5:00 PM on April 10, 2017. This led to the arrest of eight individuals and the death of one charged with murder who was the subject of the operation.