Maguindanao massacre suspect falls in Misamis

August 22, 2020

ELEMENTS of the Philippine National Police (PNP)-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) arrested another Maguindanao massacre suspect during their operation in Misamis Oriental.

The suspect was identified as Nasser Adam alias Umar Kasi, 45, security guard.

Reports reaching Camp Crame showed the suspect was nabbed at around 4 p.m. in Bgy. Mohon, Tagoloan by joint personnel of the Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) Lanao PFU, CIDG RFU 10-RSOT/Camiguin PFU, PIB Misamis Oriental, RCSU 10, MAPIO-DI and Tagoloan Municipal Police Station (MPS).

Adam was among Andal "Datu Unsay" Ampatuan Jr.'s henchmen who were involved in the infamous Maguindanao massacre on November 23, 2009.

Ampatuan Jr., and his relatives namely former Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao governor Zaldy Ampatuan, Anwar Ampatuan Sr., Anwar "Ipi" Ampatuan Jr., and Anwar Sajid "Ulo" Ampatuan were among those convicted in December 2019 for 57 counts of murder.

The arrested suspect has a warrant of arrest for murder issued by Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 221 Judge Jocelyn Solis-Reyes.

No bail was recommended for his provisionsl liberty.

Adam was brought to the CIDG RFU 10 for proper disposition before his turnover to the court concerned.