(Eagle News)–The National Bureau of Investigation has arrested three alleged members of the Abu Sayyaf supposedly involved in kidnapping incidents in Sulu and Basilan in 2001 and 2002, respectively.
In a statement, the NBI said nabbed in a span of three weeks were Ibnus Isa alias Jade, Amerudin Parasan alias Mudasier and Abdel-Amin Bandahala, alias Abu Black.
The NBI said Isa was arrested on September 27 in Taguig, Parasan on October 3 in Port Area Manila; and Bandahala on October 11 based on information provided by informants.
The three, the NBI said, had warrants of arrest for multiple counts of kidnapping and serious illegal detention over the kidnapping of Jehovah’s Witness members in 2002 in Patikul and the Golden Harvest kidnapping case on August 20, 2001 in Lantawan, Basilan.
Recovered from Bandahala was a cal. 38 revolver service firearm with live ammunition.
The NBI said the three are currently detained at the NBI detention facility pending their commitment orders from the court.