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Kidnapped mining firm finance officer freed in Sulu

/ 09:32 AM October 21, 2015

ZAMBOANGA CITY—A kidnapped finance officer of a mining company in Tawi-Tawi was freed in Sulu on Tuesday night.

READ: Mining firm finance officer abducted in Tawi-Tawi

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Philippine Navy Commander Roy Vincent Trinidad, chief of staff of Naval Forces Western Mindanao, identified the victim as Priscillano Garcia.
Garcia was found at the pier in Jolo town at 8:40 p.m. He was then brought to a hospital for a medical checkup.

“It was reported that the continued military operation forced his captors to release him,” Trinidad said.

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Garcia is the finance officer of a mining company operating in Tawi-Tawi. He was taken by armed men from the Beachside Inn Hotel and Restaurant in Barangay (village) Sowang Kagang in Bongao town last May 3. RAM

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