Thursday, July 19, 2018
Close  
  • share this

Barangay chief abducted by NPA rebels in North Cotabato

/ 06:54 PM April 09, 2017
Magpet, North Cotabato (Google maps)

Magpet, North Cotabato (Google maps)

COTABATO CITY — About 50 heavily armed New People’s Army rebels abducted a barangay (village) chairman in Magpet, North Cotabato, on Sunday, police said.

Supt. Romeo Galgo Jr. , spokesperson of the provincial police command, identified the victim as Michael Lingaro, barangay (village) chairman of Mahungcog in Magpet.

Galgo said the rebels arrived at the village around 9 a.m. and ordered the male residents to come out of their homes.

ADVERTISEMENT

After identifying Lingaro, the rebels left with the victim.  SFM

Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Abduction, barangay chairman, Communist Guerillas, communist rebels, Crime, Kidnapping, Local authorities, Local officials, Magpet, Magpet municipality, Michael Lingaro, New People's Army, North Cotabato, North Cotabato Provincial Police, police investigation, Romeo Galgo Jr.
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2018 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.