4 fishing boat crewmen missing off Sulu; reported abducted | Inquirer News
Close  

4 fishing boat crewmen missing off Sulu; reported abducted

ZAMBOANGA CITY — Unidentified gunmen snatched four fishing boat crew while their vessel was sailing off Sulu, the military said Wednesday.

Major Filemon Tan Jr.,  the spokesperson of Western Mindanao Command, said the incident, which took place around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, was confirmed when the crew of the sister ship of FB Ramona 2 got alarmed after not receiving any feedback from their companions.

ADVERTISEMENT

“At 5 a.m., FB MELISSA 2 proceeded to the location of her sister ship and found all crew on board missing and the VHF Radio/GPS stolen while other belongings are intact,” Tan said.

The abducted victims were identified as Noel Besconde, the boat captain; , Reyjim Rocabo, Marine Diesel Mechanic (MDM); Roy Ramos and Roel Liones, both crew members. The victims were all residents of Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur. CBB

FEATURED STORIES

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Abduction, BF Melissa 2, FB Ramona 2, Filemon Tan, Fishing boat, News, Sulu, Wesmincom
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.