December 17, 2018
A member of the Abu Sayaff Group (ASG) was apprehended by detectives of the Zamboanga City PFU and Sulu PFU, both of CIDG together with the PNP SAF and Zamboanga City Police Office, on Friday (December 14, 2018) at the Brent Hospital, RT Lim Boulevard, Zamboanga City.
Regional Chief, PSUPT RICHARD VERCELES said in his report to CIDG Acting Director, PCSUPT AMADOR V CORPUS that the suspect was identified as USTADZ JAINUL HAPILON a.k.a. “Kammuh Jamiri” who was rearrested during the service of an Alias Warrant of Arrest (WOA) for nine (9) counts of Kidnapping with Serious Illegal Detention, issued by Judge Leo Jay Principe of RTC Br. 1, 9th Judicial Regional, Isabela City, Basilan.
Hapilon was previously arrested on December 11, 2018 for the crime of Robbery with Homicide under the name of “Kamuh Jamiri” and was positively identified by one of the victims in the Golden Harvest Plantation kidnapping incident as “Ustadz Jainal Hapilon”, added PSUPT VERCELES.
Still on December 14, 2018, members of the CIDG Isabel PFU supervised by PSSUPT RONALD GAYO, Regional Chief, CIDG RFU 2, RMFB 2, Isabelo PPO and Delfin Albano Police Station nabbed EDWIN AGACITE y AGUPUS who is the incumbent Brgy. Chairman of Sto. Rosario, Delfin Albano, Isabela during the implementation of a Search Warrant (SW), at around 6:40 AM in the said area, wherein seized from his possession were a caliber .38 revolver, 34 rounds of ammunition, a holster and a bullet proof vest.
Agacite was charged for violation of RA 10591 (Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Law).
Meanwhile, two (2) men listed as Most Wanted Persons (MWPs) were collared in separate police operations in Bohol and Cagayan De Oro City.
One DANIEL ABSALON y BARBARONA who ranks as the No. 5 MWP in Bohol was apprehended for the crime of Rape by manhunt teams from the in Mandaue CFU, Bohol PFU and Davao Del Norte PFU, all of CIDG under the direct supervision of its Regional Chief, PSUPT LITO PATAY, at about 11:45 AM of the same date in Port Area, Tagbilaran City, Bohol.
While the No. 5 City Level MWP in Cagayan De Oro City identified as DONESIO CLEOPAS y ABAPO who was arrested for violation of RA 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act) by the CIDG RFU 10 based in Cagayan De Oro City led by its Regional Chief, PSSUPT TOM TUZON, at around 10:00 AM in Lumbia, Cagayan De Oro City. ###