Another Maguindanao massacre suspect nabbed

By Lerio Bompat, ABS-CBN News Central Mindanao

Posted at Jul 26 2013 02:36 PM | Updated as of Jul 26 2013 10:36 PM

COTABATO CITY -- Another suspect in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre was arrested in Mamasapano town, Maguindanao Thursday afternoon.

The suspect was identified as Mama Habib.

Habib was arrested by joint elements of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (CIDG-ARMM), Maguindanao Police, Regional Intelligence Unit and Army's 45th Infantry Battalion in Manungkaling past 3 p.m.

Habib was nabbed by virtue of a warrant of arrest issued by Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 221 Judge Jocelyn Solis-Reyes.

The massacre suspect is now under the custody of CIDG-ARMM in PC Hill in Cotabato City.

Out of the 196 suspects in the Maguindanao massacre case, around 90 still remain at large.