May 4, 2022

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Sibugay – An ISIS-inspired, supporter and a member of the Hassan Criminal Gang Abdul Salikala was captured yesterday, May 3, 2022 at around 4:30 in the afternoon in Sitio DK, Brgy. Libertad, Tungawan, Zamboanga City, Sibugay.

Salikala was arrested by members of the PNP SAF together with the CIDG-ZSFU, RID9, COLT 423, 42IB, 9ID, PA, Zamboanga Sibugay PPO, Sangali MPS and Tungawan MPS by virtue of arrest warrant issued by Hon. Peter V Eisma, presiding Judge of RTC9, Branch 15, Zamboanga City.

Salikala was also known for notorious activities, among which was the transport of undetermined number of high-powered firearms from Alicia, Zamboanga, Sibugay to various places in Barangay Malambuhangin and Barangay Latabon, both in Siocon, Zamboanga Del Norte.

Further, he was also monitored recruiting individuals to be part of the IS/Daesh in Siocon. He is now under the custody of CIDG-ZSFU for documentation and proper disposition.