From the Philippine News Agency (Jun 15): Maute 'bomber' nabbed in CDO
An alleged bomber of the Maute Gorup was arrested in Cagayan De Oro on Thursday morning, the police said here.
The suspect was identified as Mohammad Noem Maute a.k.a. Abdul Jabid.
Supt. Lemuel Gonda, the regional police spokesman, said that the suspect was nabbed in Sta. Cruz, Macasandig, this city.
Gonda said that the suspect was nabbed by a team from the Martial Law Special Action Group composed of combined military and police intelligence operatives.
The suspect's cohort, identified as a certain Abdul Raman, remains at large.
Gonda said that the two suspects were reportedly bomb experts of the Maute terror group and were listed in the arrest order issued by the Department of National Defense.
The suspect is now undergoing tactical interrogation at the police regional command here.