Cop turned ASG errand falls in Zambo City

Police and military operatives have arrested a former policeman turned Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) errand and with a PHP200 reward for his capture, the police reported Monday. Inspector Dahlan Samuddin, Police Regional Office-9 (PRO-9) information officer, identified the suspect as former PO1 Jainuddin Hakimin, who has ties with the Basilan-based Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG).

Samuddin said Hakimin was arrested around 8 p.m. Saturday in the vicinity of a finger wharf in Barangay Baliwasan, 3.50 kilometers west of City Hall.

Samuddin said Hakimin has a standing warrant of arrest for murder issued by a court in Isabela City, the capital of Basilan province.

He said Hakimin, who has PHP200 cash reward for his capture, is listed as the number 7 most wanted person here in the region.

He said Hakimin is affiliated with Basilan-based ASG leader Furudji Indama. “He (Hakimin) is the errand of the group,” Samuddin added.