July 22, 2022

SACOL ISLAND, Zamboanga City – 84th Special Action Company, Rapid Deployment Battalion, PNP SAF together with the National Intelligence Coordinating Agency 9, Marines Battalion Landing Team 11, and Zamboanga City Police Office, and with technical assistance from The Directorate for Intelligence launched a Counter-terrorism Operation by virtue of an Arrest Warrant against JANIB ILUN for violation of Murder in Sacol Island, Zamboanga City on July 21, 2022.

The suspect is an Abu Sayyaf Group/Kidnap For Ransom Group member under ASG Sub-Leaders Ustadz Wahid Pingli and Ibni Acosta. The suspect is involved in several kidnappings and shooting incidents in Zamboanga City.  Zamboanga City Police Office took custody of the arrested person for documentation and proper disposition.

“All of our resources will be used to track down and punish anyone attempting to disturb the peaceful villages and harm innocent citizens in our area of operation,” -PMGEN PATRICK T VILLACORTE, Director, SAF.