Basilan PNP arrests 3 Chinese nationals suspected to be drug couriers

BASILAN. Philippines- Three (3) Chinese (Hongkong) nationals were arrested as alleged courier in Barangay Dansalan, Hadji Mutamad, Municipality in Basilan Wednesday night, May 2, 2018. Provincial Director Police Senior Superintendent Rufino Inot  identified the Chinese nationals as  Tsz Kin Tsui 40, Po Wong, 33, and Chun Wai, 32. Police authorities  flagged down the suspects  while …

Barangay, SK polls hopefuls flock Comelec office in Basilan

ISABELA CITY, Philippines — A handful of Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan hopefuls flock the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office here to file their certificates of candidacy. As early as 8:00 in the morning, April 14, nine hopefuls processed their Certificates of Candidacy inside Comelec. This marked the first  day  in the filing of COC for …

Top Abu Sayyaf leader surrendered is Basilan

Isabela City, Philippines — One of the top two Abu Sayyaf Group leaders in Basilan, Nurhassan Jamiri, and thirteen (13) of his followers surrendered at Barangay  Serongol, Hadji Muhammad Ajul Municipality Wednesday, March 28, 2018. On February 27, The Star.com Malaysia reported, Jamiri was among the three persons killed by police authorities during a shootout …

Two killed, one wounded in Basilan shooting

BASILAN CITY, Philippines — Two persons were killed in Sitio Logeng, Brgy. Baungis , Lantawan, here,  early morning Saturday March 24, 2018 Police Senior Inspector Nurhaib Bungkac, Municipal Police Chief of Lantawan , identified the victims as Lito Avila , 40, married and resident of Brgy. La Esperanza ,Rizal , Zamboanga Del Norte and Mujan …

Residents surrender 15 loose firearms in Maguindanao

ZAMBOANGA City, Philippines — Local residents surrendered loose firearms to authorities Friday March 2, 2018 in the Municipality of Datu Unsay Maguindanao. Brigadier General Diosdado Carreon, Commander 601st Infantry Brigade said untiring support of the local chief executives in Maguindanao on the Joint Task Forces Central’s campaign against loose firearms are continually progressing. Carreon and  …

“Abu Sayyaf leader” killed in Malaysia not Nurhassan Jamiri -Westmincom

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Western Mindanao Command Chief Lieutenant General Carlito Galvez dismissed the claim of Malaysia authorities, saying Abu Sayyaf leader Nurhassan Jamiri is not among three fatalities killed in East Coast of Sabah, Malaysia,  last Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Galvez based his statement on physical appearance of the dead men. Galvez yesterday told …

DPWH engineer abducted in Sulu

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — Unidentified armed men kidnapped  an engineer of the Department of Public Works and Highways in Barangay Anuling, Patikul, Jolo Sulu, early morning Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Authorities identified the victim as engineer Enrico Nee of DPWH-ARMM Sulu. Reports reaching the Joint Task Force Sulu revealed, the victim was was forcibly taken …