ZAMBOANGA CITY (Mindanao Examiner / May 28, 2013) – Security forces arrested 3 people, including one of southern Philippines’ most wanted criminals, army officials said Tuesday.
Officials said police and military agents pounced on Muktar Ahmin and two other companions Nader Alan and Nadjal Esmola, who are all facing kidnapping charges.
The army did not give details of the arrest, but the trio was nabbed in Mindpro Mall in downtown Zamboanga.
It was unknown whether Ahmin’s group was planning to kidnap individuals or if the trio was carrying any weapons with them.
Officials have not provided additional information about three suspects or whether they are affiliated with any rebel group operating in Zamboanga peninsula. (Mindanao Examiner)