ASG kidnapper nabbed at checkpoint Print
Sunday, 06 August 2017 16:41

By DAN TORIBIO

Lawmen arrested a member of the Abu Sayyaf Group at a police checkpoint in Mercedes last Friday afternoon.

Police identified the suspect as Hamad Ajijul Susulan alias Hajer Sailan/Ahmad.

Susulan was held at the RPSB checkpoint along the Lobregat Highway in Mercedes at around 3:10 p.m. while he was aboard a passenger jeepney bound for Taluksangay.

Susulan has a pending warrant of arrest for Kidnapping and Serious Illegal Detention penalized under Article 267 of the Revised Penal Code as amended by Republic Act 7659 with case numbers 3432, 3551, 3552, 3566, 3567, 3568, 3569 and 3570.

The warrant of arrest was issued by Judge Leo Jay Principe of Isabela City’s Regional Trial Court Branch 1.

Susulan was allegedly involved in the Golden Harvest Plantation kidnapping in June 11, 2001.

Susulan was arrested by combined operatives of the Regional Intelligence Division, Regional Public Safety Battalion 9, Culianan Police Station and NISG, PN. He was detained at the Culianan Police Station for further investigation. – (Dan Toribio)