One Abu Sayyaf Group member yielded in Basilan bringing along with him one high-powered firearm.
Muhammad Basih, a.k.a. Iyong, a member of the terror group under Furuji Indama, submitted himself to the troops of the 4th Special Forces Battalion in Barangay Cabunbata, Isabela City, Basilan on April 12, 2020.
Subject personality handed over one improvised rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) and one rifle grenade ammunition.
"Basih was involved in the clash between the ASG and the troops of the 44th Infantry Battalion in Baguindan, Tipo-Tipo last 2016," said Brig. Gen. Fernando Reyeg, commander of the Joint Task Force Basilan.
Said surrenderor underwent custodial debriefing at the 4SFB headquarters.
"Amid the health crisis, we hope that more abus will surrender as we continue to implement the whole-of-nation approach in our area of operation," said Lt. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, WestMinCom Commander.
"Rest assured that help is underway for former rebels to rebuild their lives," Lt. Gen. Sobejana added
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