Ninth suspect in Davao City night market bombing nabbed
The ninth suspect in the Davao City night market bombing last September was arrested by authorities, the military said on Friday.
The suspect was identified as former Police Officer 2 Vincent Guinto Original alias Abu Aisha, previously assigned at Antipolo Police Station from Police Regional Office 4A, Army spokesperson Col. Benjamin Hao said in as statement.
Combined forces from the military and police seized the suspect at a checkpoint in Sitio Madalum, Barangay Nabawalang, Barira in Maguindanao on Thursday.
Others who were arrested after authorities held six passing vehicles with no plate numbers were: Arumpac Ibrahim Pandita; Hamsa Bagul; Musa Rasamal and Mohammad Said Jamla.
The rest of the passengers of the vehicles left the area and abandoned the cars, Hao said.
A set of improvised explosive materials was found in one of the vehicles and four fragmentation grenades were found in the possession of the arrested persons.
They were brought to the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group— Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, while the vehicles were placed under the custody of the Highway Patrol Group in Parang Maguindanao./ac
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