2 Chinese nationals nabbed in Pasay City for illegal detention
MANILA, Philippines — Police arrested two Chinese nationals for the alleged illegal detention of a Vietnamese woman in Pasay City, the Southern Police District (SPD) reported on Friday.
The SPD said its operatives collared the suspects in an entrapment operation on Zoilo Hilario Street on April 6 after receiving a tip from a Malaysian national who received a call from the victim.
The arrested suspects were identified as Shiejie Fan, 27; and Dajun Yang, 35. They demanded P300,000 from the victim in exchange for her liberty.
It was learned that Fan and Yang also threatened to hurt and sell the victim to a Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator firms if no ransom was paid to them.
The suspects are currently under police custody and will face formal complaints of kidnapping and serious illegal detention or violation of Article 267 of the Revised Penal Code, the SPD said.