Zamboanga City - March 10, 2011 Ambush incident took place at Sitio Marangan, around 1:00 o’clock in the morning. The bus number 9292 coming from Pagadian City, Zamboanga Del Sur going to Zamboanga City.
The driver was Rolando Castillo with twenty-five (25) passengers. One
of the passengers named Mildred Mulkawel who happened to be his sister
was slightly stricken and injured.
According to the driver when the strapping the bullet hit the wheel of
the bus. But the driver ignored it and continues driving seeking for
assistance. The driver drive fast to avoid those armed men until they
reached the cafgu’s detachment at Barangay Muti but got surprise because
no cafgu’s around.
Mr. Castillo together with his sister continues their ride where they
arrived at Barangay Quinipot Hospital but failed due to the absence of
doctor. Presently, her sister now is admitted at Zamboanga City Medical
Reportedly from Vitali Police Station where the victim seeks help around
1:30 another strapping incident where a cargo loaded of cattles and
According to Police Chief Inspector Domingo Arguilla, the cargo is going
to Pagadian. The incident happened somewhere in Ipil when suddenly
unidentified armed men shot him and the bullet hit him in the thigh.
With no doubt the victim run to the police station of Vitali and seek
help where he was brought immediately to the hospital. Upon learning
the incident, the police right away responded and went to the scene.
The events are like one of the only hint that they are only one group
who did the strapping due to the same incident and the same situation.