Posted by: JWP | 11/23/2009

Bomb materials confiscated in Zamboanga

By Roel Pareño (The Philippine Star) Updated November 24, 2009 12:00 AM

ZAMBOANGA CITY , Philippines – Operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group 9 (CIDG) apprehended a big shipment of bomb materials during an intelligence-driven operation in this city, according to an official yesterday.

Senior Superintendent Edwin Diocos, CIDG 9 director said his operatives also arrested the driver of the truck where the contraband was loaded when it was intercepted in Barangay Sta. Catalina at 11 a.m. Saturday.

Diocos said among the bomb materials recovered were 12 sacks of potassium nitrate and potassium chloride, 25 gallons of unidentified chemical, five roles of detonating cord and two roles of time fuse.

He said the arrested truck driver identified as Jaime Sahibuddin had identified three personalities which reportedly contracted him to deliver the contraband to an undisclosed place in this city. more

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