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3 Indonesians kidnapped in Mindanao?

  • Written by Zaida Delos Reyes-Palanca
  • Published in Top Stories
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GOVERNMENT forces  have launched search and rescue operations for three Indonesians believed abducted by armed men in the high seas of Tawi-Tawi in Mindanao.Police Sr. Inspector Alpaser Haber, officer in charge of Turtle Island Municipal Police Station, identified the victims as Subandi Bin Sattu, 46, Sudarlung Samansung, 25, and Hamdan Bin Salim, 28, all employees of VOO MIN SHING company.
   
Reports reaching  Camp Crame showed that at around 1 p.m., elements of the Philippine Coast Guard led by PO3 Alvarez Andaing reported the presence of an abandoned foreign fishing vessel believed to be from Malaysia near the boundary of Malaysian-Philippine waters.
   
Taganak PNP led by PSI Haber retrieved the fishing vessel  within the vicinity of Bakungan Island at around 3:05 p.m. There was nobody on board. 
   
Recovered from the vessel were a Nokia cellular phone, a Samsung android phone, the Indonesian passport of Subandi Bin Sattu and several phone accessories.