CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Authorities discovered firearms, ammunition and explosives contained in the house of Superintendent Maria Cristina Nobleza, a police official believed to have a romantic relationship with Reneer Lou Dongon, an alleged member of the Abu Sayyaf Group, in Malaybalay City in Bukidnon on Monday evening, info launched by the regional police stated Tuesday.
A joint police and navy crew raided Nobleza’s house at Pine Hills Executive Homes in Purok 5, Barangay Casisang in Malaybalay, and found the weapons cache.
Both Dongon and Nobleza have been arrested in the city of Clarin, Bohol on Sunday, April 23.
Nobleza is the deputy chief of the Philippine National Police Crime Laboratory in the Davao Region.
Recovered from inside Nobleza’s residence have been an M-16 rifle and ammunition magazines, a loaded .45 caliber pistol with seven cartridges, and elements for improved explosive machine together with a timer, blasting cap, a 9-volt battery, police stated.
Also retrieved have been a tester and paperwork pertaining to the alleged terroristic actions of a sure Al Mohammar Bayani, 22, and a resident of Barangay San Juan, Baroy city in Lanao del Norte.
Police stated there have been two kids current throughout the raid, aged 13 and 14, each from Barangay San Juan, Baroy.
Law enforcers raided Nobleza’s residence with a search warrant issued by Judge Maria Theresa Aban-Camannong of Regional Trial Court Branch 9 primarily based in Malaybalay, dated April 24, for unlawful possession of firearms, ammunition and explosives.
According to the regional police, Dongon was among the many group believed to be accountable for the bombing of Maxandrea Hotel primarily based right here final October 2012 and Kyla’s Bistro on July 26, 2013.
Dongon has a standing arrest warrants for homicide, tried homicide, a number of homicide, annoyed homicide issued by two courts right here.
All the recovered supplies have been dropped at the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group whereas instances for violation for RA 10591 and RA 9516 towards Nobleza, police stated.
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