Zamboanga kidnap gang leader held


COMBINED police and military forces arrested on Thursday afternoon a leader of a notorious kidnapping group in Ipil town in Zamboanga Sibugay, police reports said on Friday.

Philippine National Police (PNP) Public Information chief, Sr. Supt. Reuben Theodore Sindac quoting reports identified the arrested kidnap group leader as Sehar Muloc alias “Commander Red Eye.”

Sindac said that Muloc was arrested by joint operatives of the Western Mindanao Police Office and military intelligence unit Thursday at the Pasalubong Center in Barangay Poblacion, Ipil town.

Sindac said that Muloc was arrested based on a warrant issued by the courts for kidnapping and serious illegal detention cases.

The PNP official said that Muloc was also tagged as behind in the kidnapping of Mayor Jeffrey Lim of Salug town in Zamboanga del Norte and three others last year.

Muloc is now under the custody of Provincial Intelligence Branch Office of Zamboanga Sibugay Police Provincial Office, Sindac said.


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