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Sayyaf man falls

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Police and military authorities arrested Sunday afternoon an Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) member who is facing criminal cases ranging from illegal detention to kidnapping in this city.

Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) spokesman Chief Inspector Helen Galvez identified the suspect as Regin Onsing Nazirin with aliases Sahirun Asdatul, Imam Aling and Abity Nawas.

Galvez said Nazirin was nabbed by police and military troops at Baliwasan Seaside after a civilian tipped off his presence in the area.

Nazirin is facing charges of kidnapping and illegal detention in and has been the subject of at least seven warrant of arrest issued by Judge Leo Jay T. Prinsipe of Regional Trial Court (RTC), Branch 1 in Isabela City, Basilan province, according to Galvez.

Police said Nazirin was involved in 2001 Tairan Golden Harvest kidnapping incident .He is now detained at ZCPO.