Marawi inmate who failed to change jail shirt captured in Iligan

Joey Yecyec, ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 25 2017 11:23 PM | Updated as of May 26 2017 01:35 AM

ILIGAN CITY - An inmate from Marawi City was arrested after he was spotted wearing his jail uniform in Iligan City Thursday night.

Macmac Aguam Laguindab, 29 years old and a resident of Marawi Citym was still wearing his jail shirt when he was first spotted by a resident along the highway in Barangay Ditucalan early Thursday evening.

He was later arrested at the police checkpoint in Barangay Suarez.

Laguindab admitted he walked from Marawi City after they were released by the Maute group Tuesday night.

The terror group also burned down the jail.

According to PO3 Michael Anthony Guisando of Iligan Police Station 2, they are still verifying Laguindab's identity despite his admission that he has been in jail for almost a year for car theft.