PNP rescues kidnapping victim in Basilan | Inquirer News

PNP rescues kidnapping victim in Basilan

/ 08:28 PM September 16, 2022
A man allegedly abducted by armed suspects in Basilan has been rescued from 10 armed suspects, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said Friday.

Gen. Rodolfo Azurin Jr.

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) announced on Friday that it had rescued a man from a group of 10 armed men who had allegedly abducted him in Basilan.

According to PNP chief General Rodolfo Azurin Jr., the victim was found in a safe house in Al-Barka on Thursday, after his armed abductors had abandoned him there.

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The PNP said the man was abducted on Tuesday from his home in the village of Bohe Piang, Al-Barka.

The police tracking team, comprised of officers from the Ungkaya Pukan MPS, the Tipo-Tipo MPS, and the 64th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army, was commended by Azurin.

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The PNP further said the rescued victim had been given a checkup and debriefed.

– Trisha Manalaysay, INQUIRER.net intern

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