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2 suspected Abu Sayyaf members arrested in Marawi — PNP

May 13, 2013 2:21pm
Two suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf bandit group linked to past explosions in Iligan and Cagayan de Oro were arrested in a government operation in Marawi City over the weekend, the Philippine National Police said Monday.
 
In a post on its Facebook page, the PNP identified the suspected bandits as Termije Ahmad a.k.a. Emran Napeh and Miding; and Reneer Lou Dongon, a.k.a. Roly Unting. 

The PNP said the two were arrested via two separate warrants for kidnapping issued by the regional trial courts of Metro Manila and Zamboanga City. The suspects were now in the custody of the Police Regional Office10 Intelligence Division in Camp Alagar in Lapasan, Cagayan de Oro City.
 
"Police investigators are also preparing enough evidence against the suspects for their involvement in the IED explosions in Iligan City and near Maxandrea Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City," the PNP said.
 
The PNP said the two were arrested in a joint operation of the National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (NICA) Region 12, the Criminal Investigation and Detection Units (CIDU) of Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao and Region 10, Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Commission (PAOCC) and Regional Intelligence Unit (RIU) 10.
 
"Seized from the two when they were arrested in Barangay Fort in Marawi City were 29 blasting caps, five screwdrivers, seven 9-volt batteries, five batteries, a Samsung notebook, five handheld radios, a CD player, six SIM packs, a Sony digital camera, a broadband modem, and seven improvised explosive device components," the PNP statement said.
 
"Also recovered from them were three electronic testers, four soldering guns, 17 empty 7.62 mm shells, one gallon of ammonium nitrate mixture, two capacitors, and a cal-.45 pistol with one magazine and seven rounds of ammunition," it added. — RSJ, GMA News
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