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Troops arrest ASG member in Sulu

 • 05:03 AM Tue Jan 5, 2016
Teofilo P. Garcia, Jr.

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 4 (PNA) – Combined military and police operatives have arrested an Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) member in Patikul, Sulu, a top military official announced Monday.Brig. Gen. Alan Arrojado, Joint Task Group Sulu commander, identified the arrested ASG member as Junni Jumala of Barangay Umangay, Patikul.Arrojado said Jumala was arrested in a law enforcement operation around 1:30 p.m. Monday in Barangay Umangay, Patikul.Arrojado said Jumala's arrest came after the residence tipped off about his presence to the authorities.He said the arresting team confiscated from the possession of Jumala a caliber .38 revolver with 18 rounds of ammunition.He said Jumala was involved in series of killings in Patikul and Jolo towns.He said Jumala was also involved in the ambush of Patikul Vice Mayor Jun Tarsum in December 2015. (PNA)

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