A notorious sub-leader of the dreaded Barahama Kidnap for Ransom Group (KFRG) was arrested during the law enforcement operation carried out by joint elements of Zamboanga Sibugay Police Provincial Office, Regional Intelligence Unit 9 and 44th Infantry Battalion, Phil. Army, at Barangay Tenan, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay at about around 4:30 PM of August 20, 2016.
The Police Regional Office 9 Acting Regional Director, PCSUPT BILLY B. BELTRAN, awarded the personnel of Zamboanga City Police Station 5 (Divisoria) the PNP Medal of Merit “ Medalya ng Kagalingan” during the flag raising ceremony held at the PRO9 parade ground, Camp Romeo Abendan, Mercedes, Zamboanga City on August 22, 2016 at about 8:00 AM.
Combined elements of ZSBYPPO Provincial Intelligence Branch, PPSC, RIU9, and 44th IB Philippine Army, and 6th Special Forces Company conducted a law enforcement operation to serve a warrant of arrest in Barangay Silal, Payao, Zamboanga Sibugay at 8:00 AM of August 21, 2016.
Combined personnel from Zamboanga Sibugay PPO, Regional Intelligence Unit 9, ZSBY PPSC, Ipil Municipal Police Station, Anti-Kidnapping Group-MFU, PNP-IG Counter-Terrorism Division, RID-PRO9 and 44th IB of the Philippine Army conducted a law enforcement operation for the service of arrest warrant in Barangay Tenan, Ipil of this province at around 4:30 PM on August 20, 2016.
A police officer and the suspect who shot at them were killed while another police officer was injured when a police response turn into a shootout in Sitio Sapa Botong, Barangay Culasian,Sirawai, Zamboanga Del Norte at about 2:30 PM of August 12, 2015.