Barangay chief abducted by NPA rebels in North Cotabato
COTABATO CITY — About 50 heavily armed New People’s Army rebels abducted a barangay (village) chairman in Magpet, North Cotabato, on Sunday, police said.
Supt. Romeo Galgo Jr. , spokesperson of the provincial police command, identified the victim as Michael Lingaro, barangay (village) chairman of Mahungcog in Magpet.
Galgo said the rebels arrived at the village around 9 a.m. and ordered the male residents to come out of their homes.
After identifying Lingaro, the rebels left with the victim. SFM
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