A man, suspected to be one of the illegal drugs suppliers of the terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group, was nabbed in a joint police-military operations in Talipao, Sulu province.
In a statement, Major Filemon Tan, Western Mindanao Command spokesperson said Thursday the suspect identified as Sidimar Abduhadi was arrested on Aug. 2 around 8:40 a.m. at the suspect’s home in Barangay Tinga.
Abduhadi fought it out during the operations, leaving one police wounded.
Recovered from the suspect were a .38 caliber revolver loaded with two rounds, a spent .38 caliber shell and seven heat-sealed sachets of “shabu,” and assorted drug paraphernalia.
Tan said the wounded officer is undergoing treatment at the Integrated Provincial Health Office in Jolo.
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