MNLF members held at checkpoint Print
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 17:09

Sixteen members of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) were held at a PNP-military checkpoint in Divisoria last Sunday before midnight.

A police report showed that policemen led by Insp. Abdulhan Acbal with soldiers of the Task Force Zamboanga were manning the checkpoint at around 11 p.m. when police and military  personnel held a gray Toyota Hi-Ace   with male passengers onboard heading towards the city proper.

The passengers identified themselves as MNLF members who came from Lanao del Sur.

The MNLF members presented  travel order clearance no. 05-2017 from the Moro National Liberation Front.

Police identified the MNLF members as Nasser M. Tarang, 59, married of Boutan, Ibrahim J. Jammang, 39, married of Zone 1, Tulay, Almuakhir M. Tarang, 23, single, of Jolo, Ajim M. Sarabi, 40, married of Talipao, Jul-inir J. Ammang, 33, married of Zone 1, Tulay, Juhary M. Ampaso, 17, of Lanao del Sur, Sahiyal A. Sakiruddin, 30, married of Jolo, Jimmy B. Ampaso, married of Poblacion Bayog, Zamboanga del Sur, Raslane Pundi, 22, single of Tambo, Madamba, Lanao del Sur, 22, Saidamen Mawarao Daud, married of MAdamba, Lanao del Sur, Esmail A. Amal, single of the same place, Esmayatin A. Amal single, also of the same place, Sadoring A. Ali, 33, single of Maharlika Village, Taguig City, Japa Hamin, 24, single, MAdamba, Lanao del Sur, Dars Dais, single of Madamba, Lanao del Sur and Jalal Mawaraw Pangsayan, single of Unayan, Madamba, Lanao del Sur.

They were taken to the Divisoria Police Station for profiling but were released at around 1:48 p.m. Monday and were sent back to their respective point of origin as per coordination with the Joint Task Force Zamboanga.

Policemen along with military troops escorted nine men who boarded the gray colored van towards Culianan who further proceeded towards the east.

At around 2:21 p.m. of the same day, the same team escorted the seven remaining members to the port area where they boarded a vessel bound for Sulu. – Dan Toribio