July 8, 2022

BRGY. KALIANTANA, Zamboanga City – A member of the defunct Reming Sabtal Criminal Group affiliated with the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) was arrested in Sitio Looc, Brgy. Kaliantana, Naga, Zamboanga Sibugay Province through a joint police operation conducted by the 55th Special Action Company, 5th Special Action Battalion PNP SAF, Regional Intelligence Unit 9, Zamboanga Provincial Police Office, 1st ISU, AIR PA,44TH IB, Philippine Army, AKG, MFU9, 2ND ZSB PMFC, and Naga MPS.

Ibbrahim Campo Salahudin a.k.a. Usman Jelane was arrested by virtue of a Warrant of Arrest for the crime of Kidnapping for Ransom and Illegal Detention with Homicide. The suspect is a member of the Kidnap for Ransom group that has been planning to conduct kidnapping activities in Zamboanga Sibugay and Zamboanga del Sur targeting businessmen and foreigners to cover the expenses and payment for the defense lawyer of their Criminal Group leaders. He was involved in the Garban kidnapping incident in Pitogo, Zamboanga del Sur on March 31, 2015 wherein their group abducted the grandsons of Mayor Richard Garban and a bakery worker. The arrested person is now in the custody of Naga Municipal Police Station for documentation and proper disposition.