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Misuari surrenders ASG leader Susukan to PNP

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Moro National Liberation Front chairman Nur Misuari handed over wanted Abu Sayyaf leader Anduljihad "Idang" Susukan, notorious for beheadings and kidnappings, to the Philippine National Police Thursday evening.

Abu Sayyaf leader Anduljihad "Idang" Susukan. Davao City Police

Susukan was then served with 39 warrants of arrest served — 23 for murder, 10 for kidnapping and 6 for frustrated murder.

According to PNP chief Gen. Archie Gamboa, the turnover happened at Misuari's residence at Yñigue Subdivision in Maa, Davao City.

“We thank Chairman Nur Misuari for facilitating the negotiation between the PNP, headed by PCol Kirby John Kraft, Davao City Police Director, and Edang Susukan,” Gamboa said.

Police initiated the negotiation after finding out that Susukan was brought to Davao City to seek medical attention.

“The PNP immediately advised Mayor Inday Sara Duterte who assured us her full cooperation and assistance, to ensure the peaceful handover and orderly transfer of custody to appropriate authorities," Gamboa said.

Susukan will undergo a medical check up at the Camp Quintin Merecido Hospital.

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