Second Sibugay kidnapper falls PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 23 August 2016 14:13

By DAN TORIBIO

Another member of an Abu Sayyaf  linked kidnap group was arrested in Sibugay province last Sunday morning.

Marjuk Dacula, a member of the Mamay Aburi and Reming Sabtal criminal group,was nabbed in Barangay Silal, Payao. by men of the RIU-9, PNP IG, PIB Zamboanga Sibugay, intelligence operatives of the Sibugay Provincial Public Safety Company under Supt. William Gadayan, Payao Municipal Police Station, AKG-MFU, CTD PNP IG and RID PRO9, with the supervision of Sr. Supt. Romulo Taboso,    Dacula has a pending warrant of arrest for kidnapping with case number I-5832 in connection with the kidnapping of Richard Warren Rodwel in Barangay Pangi, Ipil in December 5, 2011 and Alexa Dela Cruz in Barangay Kima, Payao in January 11, 2014.

The warrant was issued by Judge Anthony Isaw of the Regional Trial Court Branch 24 basedin  Ipil.

Dacula is also listed in the police drug watch list in Sibugay as he was involved in the selling and trafficking of shabu in the municipalities of Payao, Siay, Imelda, Kabasalan, Naga and Ipil.

The suspect was detained pending his turnover to the court.

Last week, government forces arrested another member of an Abu Sayyaf-linked kidnap group tagged as responsible for  the series of kidnappings in Zamboanga Sibugay.

Arrested was Hasim Calon alias Gingging/Husien of the Ali-Barahama Alih Criminal Group, was arrested during an carried out by men of the PIB ZSBPPO, RIU-9 PNP IG, PPSC ZSBY led by Supt. William Gadayan, Ipil Municipal Police Station, AKG-MFU, CTD PNP IG, RID PRO9 and 44IB PA soldiers, under the supervision of Sr. Supt. Romulo Taboso, Zamboanga Sibugay Police Provincial Director.

Calon was nabbed on the strength of  awarrant issued by Judge Anthony D. Isaw of  RTC Branch 24, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay for kidnapping with case number -5832.

Alabata said that Calon was involved in several kidnapping/abduction incidents in Sibugay including that of Joel Indino in Ipil, last January 29, 2011 and Richard Warren Rodwel, an Australian national who was abducted in December 2011.

Recovered from Calon’s possession were six sachets of shabu and several drug paraphernalia.

Police said that Calon is also a notorious drug pusher in Sibugay and included in the police drug watch list. – Dan Toribio