Maguindanao massacre suspect arrested in Davao City

March 24, 2010 12:39 pm 

DAVAO CITY, March 24 — A retired police colonel linked to the November 23, 2009 Maguindanao massacre that victimized 57 persons including 30 journalists, was arrested Wednesday morning in a rented house at Davao Gulf Subdivision, this city.

The suspect, retired Superintendent Piang Adam who is the former provincial director of Maguindanao PNP, escaped from jail in Sultan Kudarat last February 17.

Adam did not resist arrest from the members of Philippine National Police regional intelligence unit.

The suspect was also tagged as among the suppliers of firearms of the powerful Ampatuan clan in Maguindanao. (PNA) LAP/Jessie L. Casalda/lvp

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