By Raymond Carl Dela Cruz

ARRESTED FOR MURDER. Personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard and the Zamboanga City Police Office arrested Sakib Ganih in a joint operation In Zamboanga City on Wednesday (May 22, 2024). The PCG said the operation began after they got information that Ganih boarded a passenger vessel from Jolo to Zamboanga City on Tuesday. (Photo courtesy of PCG)

MANILA – A man wanted for murder was arrested as he was on board a passenger/RoRo vessel in Zamboanga City on Wednesday.

In a statement, the Philippine Coast Guard said Sakib Ganih has an outstanding warrant of arrest for murder with no bail, issued by the Regional Trial Court Branch 4 in Parang, Sulu.

The joint operation of the PCG and the Zamboanga City Police Office Station 11 began Tuesday when the PCG got an intelligence report that Ganih — a resident of Omar, Sulu — boarded a RoRo that departed from Jolo going to Zamboanga City.

“Joint law enforcement authorities arrested the wanted individual at around 07:25 a.m. He will be transported to the ZCPO Station 11 for appropriate measures,” it said. (PNA)