An international lecturer and a renowned author of many inspirational and motivational books worldwide and a religious attaché of the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia were both wounded after conducting lecture inside the Western Mindanao State University gymnasium at about 8:30 PM of March 1, 2016. Dr. Aidh al-Qarni and Sheikh Turki Assaegh were both wounded by a gunman identified as Rugasan Misuari III while two other suspects were arrested by the responding lawmen after the shooting incident that occurred inside the WMSU Campus.
The Philippines is among the countries the Korean nationals prefer to visit as per recent statistics, stating that more than one million of them are arriving annually while 89,000 are already residing in the country. However, based on the figures gathered and released by the Directorate for Investigation and Detective Management, there were 856 crime situations concerning Korean nationals in 2015, 506 of those were incidents involving them as victims.
The Committee on Public Order and Safety Consultative Meeting chaired by ACT-CIS party-list congressman Hon. Samuel D. Pagdilao Jr. presented the draft substitute bill of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Reorganization and Modernization Act on November 13, 2015 at around 9:00 a.m. at the Garden Orchid Hotel in Zamboanga City.
Zamboanga City - Joint elements of PRO9 Regional Intelligence Division Zamboanga City Police Station 4, Joint Task Force Zambasulta (JTFZ) NAVSOG, MARSOG, NISGWM, AISGWM, and TFZ Bomb Squad conducted a law enforcement operation against the presence of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) components and a suspected Abu Sayyaf Group member identified as certain “Alkobar” who is the primary target of the operation at the identified safe house located in Sitio Gapuh, Barangay Talabaan at about 11:30 PM of June 20, 2015.
The leadership of Police Regional Office 9 commended the elements of Imelda and Kabasalan Municipal Police Stations both of Zamboanga Sibugay Police Provincial Office led by Police Inspector Cedric Alfonso, Chief of Police of Imelda Municipal Police Station for the successful conduct of operations which resulted in the rescue of a lending collector who is a victim of foiled abduction.