Posted by: JWP | 10/21/2009

MILF ‘zeroes in’ on Sinnott abductors

PAGADIAN CITY, Philippines—The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) is now “zeroing-in on the location and identities” of the people currently holding 79-year-old Irish priest Michael Sinnott of the Missionary Society of St. Columban who was seized from a convent in Pagadian City on October 11.

Eid Kabalu, MILF civil-military affairs chief, said that the central command is expecting “these two vital pieces of information to be already available” within 24 hours.

On October 17, the Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces(BIAF), the rebel group’s armed wing, had ordered itstroops to help in the search for Sinnott following a formal request from the government coursed through the Joint Coordinating Committee on the Cessation of Hostilities (JCCCH) where both parties are represented.  More HERE

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