ZAMBOANGA CITY — Joint police and military operatives have arrested two alleged members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in a coastal village here, an official announced Wednesday.
Chief Insp. Helen Galvez, Police Regional Office-9 (PRO-9) information officer, identified the arrested ASG members as Jalani Abirin alias “Master”, 50 and Said Omar alias “Tikboy”, 40. Both are natives of Buton, Mohammad Ajul, Basilan province.
Galvez said the lawmen served the two suspects their warrants of arrest around 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday in Barangay Sangali in this city.
She said Abirin has three standing warrants of arrest for kidnapping and serious illegal detention, murder, and robbery with homicide issued by a court in Isabela City, Basilan.
She added that Omar has standing warrant of arrest for murder.
The court did not recommend any bail for their temporary liberty, she added. (PNA)