LAMITAN CITY, Philippines — A municipal mayor from the province of Basilan was arrested at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 Monday morning.
Hadji Mutahmad Municipal Mayor Jamar Abdulah Mansul was arrested by the operatives of the National Bureau on Investigation Monday while boarding a plane bound to Malaysia.
Mansul is among those listed in President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug list.
A report form the Department of National Defense states Mansul was boarding Malaysian Airlines when he was arrested.
Lawyer Dante Guierran, NBI director confirmed the arrest of Mansul “Yes” he was arrested at the airport yesterday.
Mansul was arrested by operatives of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) at the NAIA Terminal 1 on Monday morning.
Mansul was the 54th personality ordered arrested under the lists of prepared by DND Secretary Delfin Lorenzana.
Lorenzana issued Martial Law instructions No. 1 on September 4, 2017, Mansul is included in the list.
The DND report disclosed, Mansul is among the personalities who are facing rebellion charge in the watchlist of the DND who are issued warrant of arrest.
Mansul is now under the custody of NBI NAIA for proper disposition.-Richard G. Falcatan/Newsline.ph