On April 24, 2017 at about 9:00 P.M. at Pine Hills Executive Homes, Purok 5, Brgy Casisang, Malaybalay City, joint personnel of CIDG Bukidnon (lead unit) together with RID PRO 10, PPSC Bukidnon, PIB, RID PRO7, Malaybalay CPS, NICA -10, 43 MICO, 4MIB and 403 Brigade implemented Search and Seizure Warrant No. 14-17 for violation of RA 10591 (Illegal Possession of Firearms) and RA 9516 (Illegal Possession of Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives) duly issued and signed by Exec. Judge Ma. Theresa Aban-Camannong of RTC Branch 9, 10th Judicial Region, Malaybalay City dated April 24, 2017 against PSupt Maria Cristina B. Nobleza and other occupants of her premises.
She is a police officer assigned in Davao Region who is romantically link with Abu Sayyaf member Reneer Lou Dongon. Both were arrested in the town of Clarin, Bohol last April 23, 2017.
Recovered from her premises were the following: one m16 rifle, seven magazines for m16 riffle, one cal .45 pistol with one magazine loaded with seven cartridges, 218 cartridges for m16 riffles, one bandolier for m16 riffle, one timer to be used for improvised explosive device, bomb component / improvised explosive device, one set of soldering iron, 66 non electric blasting caps, one piece 9-bolts battery (everyday), one tester and assorted subversive documents pertaining terroristic activities of Al Mohammar Bayani, 22 years old and a resident of San Juan Baroy, Lanao del Norte.
There were two minors present during the said search identified as Abdullah Sulayman Dongon Sabdani, 13 years old and Abdurrahman Abdilla, 14 years old and both residents of Tinago Brgy San Juan Baroy, Lanao del Norte.
PRO 10 revealed that Dongon was among the group responsible for the bombing of Maxandria Hotel along JR-Borja Street last October 2012 and Kyla’s Bistro located along Rosario Arcade, Limketkai Cagayan de Oro City on July 26, 2013. He has a standing Warrant of Arrest for Murder and Attempted Murder at the Regional Trial Court Branch 23, Cagayan de Oro City under Judge Vincent Rosales for Maxandria Bombing. Also, another warrant of arrest against Usman Hapids and John Does for Multiple Murder and Frustrated Murder issued by Judge Bonifacio M. Macabaya of RTC, 10th Judicial Region, CDOC for Kyla’s Bistro Bombing.
All recovered evidence were brought to CIDG Office while cases for violation of RA 10591 and RA 9516 against PSupt Maria Cristina Nobleza are being prepared for case filing and the two minors were turned over to CSWD Malaybalay City.