Alleged Abu Sayyaf knocked on doors, asked for food in Bohol

Annie Perez, ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 04 2017 05:04 PM

Abu Saad also known as Abu Omar was arrested Thursday at Barangay Tanawan, Tubigon, Bohol.

TUBIGON, Bohol- Hunger led to the arrest of Abu Saad, a member of militant group Abu Sayyaf here on Thursday.

A police source said Saad, who was also known as Abu Omar, asked for food from some residents. The owners of the house then alerted authorities which led to the arrest.

Police recovered a .45 caliber pistol and a magazine from the suspect. 

The suspect is detained at the Camp Governor E. Bernido at Dao, Tagbilaran City. Authorities remain mum on the details of the arrest.