Inquirer's fake news about a wanted Abu Sayyaf arrested in Alabang Town Center?

In an article published by Inquirer.net on April 26, 2019, it was said that a wanted Abu Sayyaf man posing as security guard was arrested at Alabang Town Center in Muntinlupa City.
An arresting police officer points to suspect Aldemar Murih Sayari, who is reportedly a wanted member of the Abu Sayyaf Group, during his arrest in Muntinlupa City. Photo from the PNP

Although the article was already corrected, the original report can still be seen if you search the article in Google.

In a statement of Alabang Town Center’s Facebook page, they said that the security guard was not arrested in the mall.

They also confirmed with the Muntinlupa PNP that the incident did not happen in ATC but in another office building within Muntinlupa.



Read their full statement below:

Please be advised that Alabang Town Center immediately conducted an investigation regarding the published news in newsinfo.inquirer.net on April 26, 2019 about the arrest of a suspected member of the Abu Sayyaf group, allegedly in our mall.

As we coordinated with the Muntinlupa PNP, we have confirmed that the incident did not happen in Alabang Town Center but in another office building within Muntinlupa City. We have respectfully reach out to the inquirer.net team to correct this story.

The safety and security of our shoppers is our outmost priority and measures are in place to keep Alabang Town Center a safe haven for our country. Nevertheless, we would like to remind everyone to stay vigilant & report any suspicious activity to our customer service and security personell. 

Let us all work together in keeping our community safe!"


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Inquirer's fake news about a wanted Abu Sayyaf arrested in Alabang Town Center? Inquirer's fake news about a wanted Abu Sayyaf arrested in Alabang Town Center? Reviewed by Nathan Singson on April 27, 2019 Rating: 5

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