Maute member nabbed in Caloocan

MANILA Operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG)-National Capital Region arrested a member of the Islamic State-inspired Maute group on Wednesday.

In a statement Thursday, Supt. Arnold Thomas Ibay, Regional Chief of the CIDG Regional Field Unit (RFU), identified the suspect as Jomar Labay a.k.a. Jumar Ibrahim, who was arrested along Phase 9 Pocket 7A, Barangay 176, Bagong Silang Caloocan City.

Labay is one of the suspects who beheaded two persons and kidnapped four others in Lanao del Sur in April 2016.

Ibay said Labay, who was member of Maute/ISIS group, was arrested by virtue of six warrants of arrest for kidnapping and serious illegal detention with murder issued by Judge Lacsaman Buaran of the Malabang, Lanao del Sur Regional Trial Court Branch 11.

Labay has a bounty of PHP600,000 under a joint order on reward issued by the Department of National Defense and the Department of the Interior and Local Government. (PNA)

Source: Philippine News Agency

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