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Abducted village chief freed

By: - Correspondent / @rumelINQ
/ 01:26 PM June 07, 2014

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ILIGAN CITY, Philippines – Kidnapped village chair Rogelio Narciso of Palao in Kolambugan, Lanao del Norte was freed by his captors on Friday evening, 10 days after he was snatched.

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Senior Supt. Madid Paitao, Lanao del Norte police director, said Narciso, 61, was released in Marawi City around 10:20 p.m.

“The victim was released in Barangay Bangon and was taken into custody by Bangon Barangay (village) chair Hamza Pimping before being brought to a hospital for medical examination,” Paitao said.

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He said the village chair’s family had denied paying any ransom to the group led by Wali Pelaez.

Narciso was abducted on May 28 while on his way home.

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