Abu Sayyaf bandit arrested in Zamboanga City


The government forces have arrested a follower of Abu Sayyaf leader Furuji Indama in Zamboanga City.

Basilan-based bandit Amran Dala was nabbed by elements of Marine Battalion Landing Team 11 and Police Station 4 in Barangay Mercedes Monday night, September 23.

“Government troops launched the operation against Dala who has a standing arrest warrant for murder,” said Col. Antonio John Divinagracia, Task Force Zamboanga Commander.

“We are firm in pursuing Abu Sayyaf militants and in encouraging other rebels to surrender to quell terrorism and deliver peace and progress in Mindanao,” said Lt. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, commander of Western Mindanao Command.