A feminine police officer who earlier claimed that she was on a tour of Clarin city, Bohol province, the place authorities forces killed 4 Abu Sayyaf bandits on Saturday, was “sleeping with the enemy,” the Philippine National Police chief stated on Monday.
PNP Director General Ronald dela Rosa stated Supt. Ma. Cristina Nobleza admitted that she and her driver, Abu Sayyaf member Rinierlo Dongon, who turned out to be her lover, have been making an attempt to assist or rescue one of many bandits left on the island.
“She has admitted that they were going to help an alias Saad who was wounded. They were going to drop off some medicines. That’s according to her,” the PNP chief stated.
Dela Rosa stated Saad was not on the PNP checklist of casualties.
A band of bandits landed on the island two weeks in the past from their stronghold in Basilan province on a kidnapping mission, however they have been thwarted because the authorities discovered about their presence in Inabanga city.
A sequence of skirmishes ensued and plenty of the bandits have been killed. Four bandits have been killed in Inabanga on April 11 and 4 extra on April 22 in neighboring Clarin city. At least three bandits are nonetheless believed to be on the run.
Dela Rosa stated Saad was a detailed affiliate of Dongon and the late Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli bin Hir, alias Marwan.
President Duterte referred to as the PNP chief on Monday afternoon and ordered him to ensure Nobleza was arrested and charged.
“He was very angry. You are a police superintendent but you are sleeping with the enemy,” Dela Rosa stated.
He stated Nobleza confronted charges of unlawful possession of firearms, harboring a felony, and likewise a doable case of conspiracy to commit terrorism.
Nobleza, who was as soon as assigned to Camp Crame earlier than her switch to Davao province, and Dongon have been arrested after a chase as their automobile didn’t cease at a police checkpoint in Clarin on Saturday night time, Dela Rosa stated.
The chase resulted in Sitio Kabasakan in Barangay Bacani, about 150 meters from the cave the place the remaining Abu Sayyaf bandits have been hiding.
Dela Rosa stated Nobleza, the deputy chief of the PNP Crime Laboratory within the Davao Region, and Dongon have been lovers.
“I don’t know if they were living together but they fell in love with each other. (Nobleza) fell madly in love. She is sleeping with the enemy,” the PNP chief stated.
Also caught within the automobile was an aged lady whose daughters have been married to the late Malaysian terrorist Marwan; to the late Abu Sayyaf chief Khadaffy Janjalani; to Abu Solaiman, who was linked to the 2004 SuperFerry bombing; and to Ahmad Santos, the founding father of the Rajah Solaiman Movement, Dela Rosa stated.
The fourth passenger of the automobile was recognized because the 13-year-old son of Ahmad Santos, now detained in Bicutan, Taguig City.
Nobleza joined the PNP in 1996 and was assigned to the PNP Crime Laboratory till 2004, in keeping with sources. The following 12 months, she joined the PNP’s antismuggling activity power, its anti-illegal playing particular operations activity power, and the Philippine Anti-Crime and Emergency Response unit.
From 2008 to 2011, Nobleza served as chief of the Intelligence Operation Division of the PNP’s Directorate for Intelligence.
In 2012, she was reassigned to the PNP Crime Laboratory and deployed to the Bicol area.
From 2013 to 2014, she was a member of the Intelligence Group, the Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Commission (PAOCC) and the Office of the Chief PNP.
Last 12 months, she was assigned to the Anti-Illegal Drugs Group, which Mr. Duterte dismantled in February.
Dela Rosa stated that Nobleza couldn’t declare that she was doing intelligence work for the PNP when she was caught with Dongon.
“That is not sanctioned by the PNP. I must be informed (of such operations) and I did not sanction that.”
Pickup pushed from Manila
The PNP chief stated Nobleza was presupposed to be in Camp Crame as a result of she was attending a human useful resource administration course.
“It’s not yet finished but we [learned] that her pickup was driven from Manila to Leyte and then skipped to Bohol,” he stated.
Dela Rosa stated Nobleza met Dongon in 2013 when she was a member of the PAOCC.
He stated Nobleza interviewed Dongon, who was then beneath arrest after being caught with improvised explosive gadgets, weapons and ammunition in Marawi.
“Then they let love begin. That’s where it started,” Dela Rosa stated, including that Nobleza later transformed to Islam.
The PNP chief stated Nobleza was married to a former police attaché to Pakistan however they have been apparently estranged.
Asked if Nobleza and Dongon’s relationship was found then, Dela Rosa stated: “It was monitored but at that time the PAOCC was directly under the Office of the President. They were off limits.”
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