ASG member arrested Print
Friday, 16 February 2018 16:53


Military and police personnel arrested a suspected Abu Sayyaf member in Isabela City last Wednesday.

Police Regional Office-9 Information Officer Chief inspector Helen Galvez identified the suspect as Said Arik alias Amlah, 48 years old, married and a resident of Barangay Balatanay, Isabela City.

Arik was arrested during law enforcement operations conducted by the PNP- SAF seaborne, 55th Special Action Company, 54th Special Action Company, Regional Intelligence Division-9, Isabela City police station and military intelligence.

Arik is facing several counts of kidnapping and serious illegal detention in connection to the Golden Harvest kidnapping incident in Tairan, Lantawan in June 2001.

The suspect was detained at the Isabela City police station.  (Ely Dumaboc)