Combined operatives of Isabela City Police Station and 4th Special Forces Battalion of Phil Army arrested an escapee at KM 14. Purok 5, Brgy Calvario, Isabela City at about 9:30 AM of October 14, 2020. Police Lt. Col. Homer T. Dumalag, Chief of Police of Isabela City Police identified the arrested as Mahad A Hassan, one of the fugitives of jail break incident at Basilan Provincial Jail, Geras Village, Brgy. Sumagdang, Isabela City, Basilan on October 13, 2020 and was being charged for the crime of murder under Criminal Case No. 7540.
He was brought to the said police station for proper disposition and later will be transfer to Basilan Provincial Jail. Meanwhile, the Isabela City Police Station was able to recover get away vehicles of the fugitives, one unit Yamaha sniper 150 motorcycle, one unit Honda beat motorcycle and one unit motorized tricycle at Geras Village, Brgy. Sumagdang, Isabela City, Basilan at about 11:00 PM of October 13, 2020.
Said recovered vehicles were under the custody of said police station for proper disposition.
(PCpt. Edwin A. Duco, Chief Public Information Officer)
(Source: Public Information Office – Police Regional Office IX)