Zamboanga City – Army troopers in a checkpoint here held 12 new recruits of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) on the way to Zamboanga City.
Police assigned at Integrated Bus Terminal in Divisoria, Zamboanga recieved the 12 members of the MNLF after they were conducted by elements od the 2nd İnfantry Div, 74İB to Divisoria Police Station, Friday morning.
The 12 individuals are identified as Mackie Arabangsa Abdula, Berhamin Lingking Hanani, Rajack Madda Mjaje, Albani Tama Lamik, Pahim Kari Hasan, Ukain Tantali Acalal, Nasser Alian Alibasa, Omar Lauro Hawani, Hama Failan Hawani, Aliyan Abdulgani Umalsali, Kibire Omar Sulaiman, and Sedehen Saylabbi Tanhaji. All of them admitted being new recruits of the MNLF and all residents of Laminusa, Siasi, Sulu.
Per investigation, while conducting inspection to the boarding passengers of Rural Bus Transit, One (1) of the passenger was failed to present any Identification card and after conducting interview later revealed that said person was a newly recruited member of MNLF Pagadian Base including his Eleven (11) companions who were enroute from Pagadian City thru Zamboanga City to the Municipality of Laminusa Siasi, Sulu.
The soldiers turned over the 12 MNLF members to the police for profiling and proper disposition.