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Son of trader in Dipolog City kidnapped Thursday morning

/ 12:01 AM October 28, 2011

MANILA, Philippines—A son of a businessman in Dipolog City was abducted by several unidentified men Thursday morning, Director Felicisimo Khu, chief of the Directorate for Integrated Police Operations in Western Mindanao said.

Khu said that the 32-year-old kidnap victim Frank Oliver Lim, son of trader Frank Lim, was abducted by roughly five armed men at around 10:15 a.m. in front of Fresh Harvest Farm in Gulayon, Dipolog City.

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Initial investigation, according to Dipolog City police, stated that the victim and his brother, John Patrick Lim, 30, were driving a black Toyota Hilux pick-up truck (YHF-505) into the farm when they were blocked by the suspects on board a green Isuzu Hi Lander (KEE-934).

After the armed kidnappers ordered the brothers to get off the vehicle, they then forced Frank Oliver into their getaway vehicle and drove off.

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Khu said that combined forces of the police and military were pursuing the kidnappers.

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