Pictures prove SAF killed Marwan, MILF ‘alternative truth’ a lie

By , on September 15, 2015


Special Action Force (SAF) men (WikiPilipinas photo)
Special Action Force (SAF) men (WikiPilipinas photo)

MANILA – According to a report, photos showing the death of international terrorist Zulkifi bin Hir, alias “Marwan,” were evidences that the Special Action Force (SAF) were the ones who killed him.

An ABS-CBN source provided the photos. Seen in the photos were SAF police commandos inside the hut with the dead body of Marwan.

Senior Inspector Gednat Tabdi was also captured cutting the right index finger of the terrorist. The index finger confirmed that the man killed was indeed the wanted Malaysian bomber.

These photos disputed the Moro Islamic Liberation Front’s (MILF) claims that Marwan was killed by his aides, Datucan Singgagao and Candao Langalan.

Diverting the truth

Retired Director Getulio Napeñas shunned the MILF’s version of Marwan’s killing.

Pwede naman palang iabot sa silver platter, bakit kinailangan pang pumasok ang tropa namin for operations na ganyan? Namatayan pa kami nang marami,” Napeñas said.

(If they could hand him over in a silver platter, why did our troops have to conduct for operations like that? We lost a lot of men.)

The former SAF chief, however, admitted that they did not obtain evidences and information from Marwan’s camp in their investigations but he believed that the MILF report was only a distraction from the fact that MILF troops killed the 44 SAF men.

Gusto nilang i-divert yung katotohanan na MILF ang pumatay dun sa 44… Wala pang katarungan sa kanila (They want to divert the truth that the MILF killed the 44… They (SAF 44) have not yet been served justice),” he said.

Forty-four of the SAF troopers were killed in a gun battle with the MILF during the police commandos’ covert operation to capture Marwan.

President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III, for his part, assured that the MILF’s ‘alternative truth’ on Marwan’s death will be investigated upon.

“There is an ongoing investigation… with the end in view of ferreting out the whole truth and nothing but the truth,” Aquino told reporters in Tagalog.