Three suspected members of the Maute group were intercepted by the Philippine Coast Guard Sunday afternoon (June 18) at Iloilo Port while onboard 2GO’s MV St. Therese of the Child Jesus which was on its way to Manila from Cagayan de Oro.
In a news report from Philstar.com, one of the suspects is said to be a sister of the Maute brothers. Two others including one with a newly amputated leg were also held by government authorities for further investigation. According to a ranking Coast Guard personnel, the woman was first spotted at Cagayan de Oro Port Saturday night.
This latest development comes after the arrest of 13 suspected Maute militants at Zamboanga del Sur Medical Center in Pagadian City after hospital staff alerted police on the presence of the suspects being treated on wounds.
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Bombo Radyo Iloilo
cover photo from RMN Iloilo