Monday, October 18, 2021

Military submits report on 2 killed ASG members to Duterte

THE military submitted the report on the deaths of two Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) remnants in Bohol to President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday morning, May 17, according to Bohol Governor Edgar Chatto.

The report also included the persons who will receive the P2-million reward from the President.

“They already submitted to the Office of the President the report with respect to the last incident nahitabo didto sa Calape unya (occurred in Calape, and) in that same report naka-indicate ang ilang recommendations for the reward (recommendations for the reward were also indicated). P1 million para sa ulo atong usa, si Asis, ug P1 million pod sa ulo pod atong Ubayda (P1 million bounty on Asis and P1 million bounty on Ubayda),” Chatto said in a phone interview.

On Monday, May 15, two ASG bandits, who entered Bohol in April this year, were killed in separate military and police operations in Pangangan Island, Calape, Bohol.

The first to fall at past noon was Abu Ubayda, who was killed after he engaged in a brief chase with government troops in Barangay Lawis, Pangangan Island, Calape.

Abu Asis, the last Abu Sayyaf remnant, was killed around 5:30 p.m.

READ: 'Abu Sayyaf remnants' in Bohol killed

The Bohol governor said the Provincial Government will give a total of P200,000 but he has no information on how many informants will receive the reward.

Duterte pledged to reward P1 million, killing each of the remaining Abu Sayyaf suspects who survived the clashed with the government security forces in Bohol last April 11.

He declared he wanted the members of Abu Sayyaf captured “dead or alive.”

READ: Duterte offers reward for killing Abu suspects in Bohol attack

Chatto said he is thankful to the civilians for giving information that helped the government troops against the Mindanao-based terrorists. (KAL/SunStar Cebu)

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