MILF commander, buddy arrested, yield bomb parts PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 19 August 2011 14:20

A self confessed MILF rebel commander and his companion were arrested by soldiers and policemen who recovered from their possession bomb components and a pistol in Sirawai, Zamboanga del Norte last Tuesday afternoon.

Soldiers of the Army’s 44th Infantry Battalion and policemen from the Sirawai Municipal Station intercepted Jaafar Aban, alias Commander Aguila, 28, and Usman Haliki,  30, at a checkpoint.

A police report disclosed that soldiers and policemen had put up a surprise checkpoint where Aban and Haiki aboard a Honda TMX motorcycle were stopped about 5 p.m.

Earlier, the lawmen had received an information that Aban and Haiki would pass the road where the checkpoint was set up.
Confiscated from his possession were a .380 pistol, a rifle grenade, blasting caps and detonating cords.

He was brought to the Sirawai Municipal Station for interrogation and filing of appropriate charges. — Noning R. Antonio