2 suspected terrorists nabbed in Calabarzon — PNP

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 09:14 PM November 06, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Police arrested two suspected members of a terrorist group in Calabarzon, Philippine National Police (PNP) spokesman Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac said Wednesday.

“May dalawang pinaghihinalaan na nahuli sa bahagi ng Calabarzon [There are two suspected terrorists caught in Calabarzon and this is a part of] at ito ay bahagi ng law enforcement operations. Patunay na maigting ang monitoring ng pinaghihinalaang indibdwal na nagkakanlaw ng kontrabando [This shows our seriousness in monitoring of suspicious individuals smuggling contraband ],” Banac told reporters in Camp Crame.


A report from Police Regional Office 4 identified the suspect as Bobby Sarip, who is an alleged member of Dawlah Islamiyah Lanao or Maute Group.

Police arrested Sarip on Nov. 1 in Barangay Real in Calamba City, Laguna after serving a search warrant.


Police seized MK2 fragmentation hand grenade, improvised explosive device, live ammunition and canister.

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