Philippines army: Our men not conniving with terrorists


SULU OFFENSIVE: Government soldiers patrol a highway during a search operation for the body of beheaded Canadian hostage Robert Hall in Indanan town, Sulu, on Tuesday. AFP

MANILA: Amid allegations that some of their men are conspiring with terrorist group Abu Sayyaf, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the police are ensuring that there are no spies and traitors in their ranks.

Jolo mayor Hussin Amin has alleged that some military officers in Sulu are conniving with the Abu Sayyaf, getting a share of the ransom paid to the terrorist group.

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