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Lawyer abducted in Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija

/ 07:41 PM February 24, 2019
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CABANATUAN CITY — The family of a lawyer here on Saturday sought help from police after he was reportedly abducted at gunpoint by unidentified men.

Lawyer Alwyn Mendoza, 38, a resident of Barangay Valdefuente here, was abducted while traveling in his pick-up truck on Maharlika Highway at Barangay Bitas in this city at about 1:10 p.m. on Friday, according to Senior Supt. Leon Victor Rosete, director of the Nueva Ecija Police Provincial Office.

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Rosete said investigators were still conducting follow-up operations and validating information on the abduction.

But according to initial reports, the kidnappers were on board an Asian utility vehicle with plate number SHT 377.

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Rosete said the incident was reported to police about 12:40 a.m. on Saturday by the victim’s father.

Investigators said closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage showed the kidnappers maneuvering Mendoza’s pickup truck with plate number OX 1553. /atm

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