THREE ALLEGED members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) wanted for kidnapping and serious illegal detention have been arrested in different parts of Luzon, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) said in a statement on Tuesday. The alleged members of the kidnap-for-ransom gang were identified as Ibnus A. Isa, Amerudin P. Parasan, and Abdel-Amin A. Bandahala, who were arrested in different operations in Taguig City, Port Area in Manila, and in Kawit, Cavite. They have standing arrest warrants for multiple counts of kidnapping and serious illegal detention for their involvement in the 2002 Jehovah’s Witness case in Sulu and the 2001 Golden Harvest case in Basilan. “Subjects are currently detained at the NBI Detention Facility, while waiting for commitment orders from the court,” the bureau said. Eric C. Distor, assistant director for Intelligence Service, said in the statement that 18 alleged members of ASG have been arrested since January 2019. — Vann Marlo M. Villegas