Asgari's mother showed up in the JTFS camp a day after his arrest and thanked soldiers for their kind treatment of his son.
We don't want anyone being killed but if he tried to shoot at us, we will have no choice but to shoot back,' the JTFS quoted one of the soldiers as saying.
Arnel dela Vega, JTFS commander, also echoed the same appeal.
The ARMM BaSulTa Sub-RHRC led by lawyer Edy Lyn Santiago checked with JTFS officers on the status of human rights awareness of troops.
The JTFS said soldiers who were pursuing the ASG members assured the monitoring group of their compliance with human rights, international humanitarian law and the rule of law.
The JTFS said Asgari was arrested this week by troops acting on a tip from local residents.
We don't want anyone being killed but if he tried to shoot at us, we would have no choice but to shoot back,' the JTFS said, quoting one of the soldiers.
The JTFS said it assured the rights monitors that soldiers were complying with human rights, international humanitarian law and the rule of law.
In its report to Armed Forces of the Philippines headquarters in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City, the JTFS
said this was also indicated by several former hostages of the terror group.