ASG fugitive, member surrender in Basilan Print
Sunday, 02 July 2017 15:48


Two Abu Sayyaf member, one of who is a fugitive, have surrendered to Joint Task Force Basilan last Thursday.

The two Abu Sayyaf members were identified as Serham Hasim Akkalun and Hapid Madjakin, followers of the late Abu Sayyaf sub-leader Long Maalat.

The two bandits surrendered to elements of the 13th Special Forces Company based in barangay Guinanta, Albarka, Basilan at 4pm last Thursday.

The two also turned over an M1 Garand rifle and a clip with four rounds of live ammunition.

Akkalun escaped from the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology last December 13, 2009 and again on January 27, 2015.

The two underwent custodial debriefing at the Joint Task Force Basilan Headquarters.  (Liza Jocson)