Authorities arrest 5th most wanted person in Tawi-Tawi

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Madjid Sali

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 9) — One of the most wanted men in Tawi-Tawi was arrested by authorities early Sunday.

Madjid Sali, the fifth most wanted person in the province, was nabbed by members of the Armed Forces and the Philippine National Police in Barangay Sipangkot, Sitangkai by virtue of a warrant for a murder charge. The warrant was issued by Abdulmoin Pakam, presiding judge of Regional Trial Court Branch 5, 9th Judicial Region, Bongao.

Apart from murder, the Western Mindanao Command said Sali was involved in kidnap for ransom activities, illegal drugs, and gunrunning.

Sali is now under the custody of Sitangkai Municipal Police Station.