Abu Sayyaf bandits abduct school principal in Sulu

Inquirer.net 03/22/2018

ZAMBOANGA CITY–Suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits snatched a school principal in Sulu around 8:30 a.m. Thursday. The school principal was inside her office at Liang Elementary School in Barangay Liang in Patikul, when armed men barged in and…

Police assign 3K to secure Asean execs in Bohol

Intern 11/16/2017

ABOUT 3,000 law enforcers will be deployed to secure 200 delegates to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) meetings in Bohol scheduled on the last week of November. “An interagency meeting will map out the required…

Alert up

Benjie Talisic 05/18/2017

CENTRAL VISAYAS AND NEGROS ISLAND    The police in Central Visayas raised an alert status in the region in the wake of the sighting of a group of armed men in Guihulngan City in Negros Oriental, even…

P2.2M reward for tipsters of ASG bandits’ location

Nestle L. Semilla 05/17/2017

  Rewards of over P2 million will be given to those responsible for tipping government authorities regarding the whereabouts of the last two remaining members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Bohol. A reward recommendation for…

END GAME FOR BANDITS

Leo Udtohan, Nestle L. Semilla 05/15/2017

BOHOL NOW ‘ABU SAYYAF-FREE’ CALAPE, Bohol — Hungry and ragged after weeks of hiding, Abu Sayyaf bandits known only as Abu Ubayda and Abu Asis held a resident’s son hostage in exchange for a decent meal in…

Bandit’s death

05/07/2017

Only the conscientious few would bother to ask if Saad Samad Kiram, one of three remaining Abu Sayyaf bandits in Bohol province, was indeed executed by the police last week. That’s because majority of Filipinos would dismiss…

American troops to join Balikatan

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Nestle L. Semilla 05/01/2017

CEBU CITY–As the chase to arrest the three remaining Abu Sayyaf bandits in Bohol continues, some 50 American troops will participate in the civil military exercises dubbed Balikatan in some parts of the Visayas. But Colonel Medel…

AFP: Bohol Abu Sayyaf bandits ‘fighting for survival’

Inquirer.net, Nestle L. Semilla 04/25/2017

The number of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members still being hunted in Bohol may just be down to two, fighting for their survival and no longer posing any threat, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said…

Clarin policemen hold man suspected to be one of the fleeing Abu Sayyaf bandits

Leo Udtohan 04/25/2017

CLARIN, Bohol- A man was held for interrogation at the police station here on Tuesday morning on suspicion that he was part of the Abu Sayyaf group being hunted by government troops. The man was seen Sitio…

Bohol gov says P1M reward was not the informant’s motive

Jhunnex Napallacan 04/23/2017

  Bohol Governor Edgar Chatto did not believe that the P1 million reward for information that could lead to the capture of Abu Sayyaf Group members in Bohol motivated the habal habal driver to alert authorities of…