Most wanted kidnapper in Zamboanga City falls PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 24 January 2014 14:02

One of the most wanted kidnappers in Zamboanga City was arrested in Talabaan at dawn yesterday.

Arrested was Jun Jalal Akilan. He is wanted for kidnapping and serious illegal detention with Case No. 23708.

Akilan was nabbed around 1:30 a.m. by government forces composed of men of the Zamboanga City Public Safety Company’s Special Weapon and Tactics under Supt. William Gadayan, Intelligence Section and soldiers of the Task Force Zamboanga.

Abdul Jana Addad Taib, Hajas Goram and Saida Musa Akilan who were with Akilan during his arrest were also invited to the police station for questioning.

Akilan was one of the 11 most wanted persons in Zamboanga Peninsula. He had been tagged in several kidnapping cases in Zamboanga City.

When government forces arrived at Akilan’s house, he tried to run away but he was cornered and collared.

Recovered from his possession was a .45 caliber pistol.

Meanwhile, men of the Culianan Police Station under Sr. Insp. Helen Galvez arrested Gerald Maquillan y Guerrero, 29, married of Pasobolong.

Maquillan has a pending warrant of arrest for violation of Section 5 of Republic Act 9262 otherwise known as the law on violence against women and their children.

Maquillan was detained at the Culianan Police Station pending his turnover to the court. – Dan Toribio Jr.