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4 Indonesian nationals rescued in Tawi-Tawi

/ 11:20 AM March 19, 2021

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Zamboanga del Sur –– Four Indonesian nationals were rescued Thursday in the waters off Pasigan Island, South Ubian, Tawi-Tawi.

Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan Jr., chief of the Western Mindanao Command, identified three of the four captives as Riswanto Bin Hayono, Arizal Kastamiran, and Arsyad Bin Dahalan.

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The Indonesian nationals were employees of a Malaysian fishing firm and abducted on Jan. 17, 2020 in the waters off Tambisan, Malaysia.

Vinluan said they are on their way to Tawi-Tawi to secure the rescued Indonesians.

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“The Indonesians were rescued ashore by combined elements of military and police in Tawi-Tawi. They are now under the custody of Tandubas PNP for initial investigation,” Vinluan said.

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