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Hostage Taking; Aiding and Abetting and Causing an Act to be Done

RADDULAN SAHIRON

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Aliases:

Radullan Sahiron, Radulan Sahiron, Raddulan Sahirun, Commander Putol

DESCRIPTION

Place of Birth:

Kabbun Takas, Patikul, Jolo, Philippines

Height:

5'6"

Weight:

140 pounds

Build:

Slight

Hair:

Gray

Eyes:

Black

Sex:

Male

Race:

Asian

Citizenship:

Republic of the Philippines

Languages:

Tausug;
Arabic

Scars and Marks:

Sahiron's right arm is amputated above his elbow.

Remarks:

Sahiron is thought to be currently located in his ancestral domain at Patikul Jolo, Sulu, Philippines, an island approximately 600 miles south of Manila.

CAUTION

Raddulan Sahiron is wanted for his alleged involvement in the kidnapping of a United States Citizen. On November 14, 1993, the victim was abducted from his residence at Simbahan, Pangutaran, Sulu, Philippines, by approximately 14 armed members of the terrorist organization Al Harakat al Islamiyyah, also known as the Abu Sayyaf Group. The victim was transported to the terrorist's jungle camp on the Southern Philippine island of Jolo. He was held captive for 23 days until his release on December 7, 1993.

Sahiron was indicted in the United States District Court, District of Columbia, on February 27, 2007, and was charged with hostage taking and aiding and abetting and causing an act to be done. An arrest warrant was issued on the same date. Sahiron has been the overall leader of the Abu Sayyaf Group since 2005, and is believed to be in the area of Patikul Jolo, Sulu, Philippines.

REWARD

The Rewards For Justice Program, United States Department of State, is offering a reward of up to $1 million for information leading to the arrest of Raddulan Sahiron.

SHOULD BE CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS

If you have any information concerning this person, please contact your local FBI office or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate.

Field Office: Honolulu

09.29.10

The alleged terrorists on this list have been indicted by sitting Federal Grand Juries in various jurisdictions in the United States for the crimes reflected on their wanted posters. Evidence was gathered and presented to the Grand Juries, which led to their being charged. The indictments currently listed on the posters allow them to be arrested and brought to justice. Future indictments may be handed down as various investigations proceed in connection to other terrorist incidents, for example, the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

The Rewards for Justice program, administered by the United States Department of State's Bureau of Diplomatic Security, offers rewards for information leading to the arrest of many of these terrorists.

It is also important to note that these individuals will remain wanted in connection with their alleged crimes until such time as the charges are dropped or when credible physical evidence is obtained, which proves with 100% accuracy, that they are deceased.