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Cops arrest alleged Abu Sayyaf member in Zamboanga City

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A suspected Abu Sayyaf member allegedly involved in the siege of the Golden Harvest Plantation in Lantawan, Basilan 17 years ago was arrested Saturday, May 19, in Zamboanga City.

Police Regional Office 9 said Hadji Gahis Attika was nabbed in Purok 1B, Brgy. Recodo during the law enforcement operation.

Attika, a resident of Sumisip, Basilan, was allegedly a member of the Abu Sayyaf Group under slain leader Isnilon Hapilon.

A warrant of arrest was issued against him in relation to Golden Harvest Plantation kidnapping incident in June 2001.