Suspect in Sibuco brgy chief’s kidnap nabbed PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 17 December 2013 10:59

Lawmen in Sibuco, Zamboanga del Norte arrested one of the kidnappers who seized a barangay chairwoman the other day.

PRO 9 spokesperson Chief Insp. Ariel Huesca identified the arrested suspect as Jasser Siddik y Mahamud. He was nabbed by policemen of the Zamboanga del Norte Police Provincial Station and troops of the Army’s 10th Infantry Battalion.

Police said that Siddik was one of those kidnappers who abducted Cecilia Alas-as of Barangay Paniran in the evening of December 12, this year. He was also positively identified by the victim’s son as one of those who snatched his mother.

Two other suspects identified as Yusop Maliki and a certain Jumrani who were also identified as members of the group were still being hunted by lawmen. They were reportedly hiding somewhere in Zamboanga del Norte.

Huesca said that police and military forces in Sibuco were still conducting operations for the arrest of the kidnappers and the rescue of Alas-as. – Dan Toribio Jr.