ABS-CBN (Mar 24): Businessman, grandson abducted in Zamboanga del Sur
A 75-year old businessman and his 25-year old grandson were abducted in their residence in Barangay Maruing, Lapuyan, Zamboanga del Sur at about 6 p.m. on Wednesday.
According to Senior Inspector Roger Bartiana, police chief of Lapuyan, about six armed men with high-powered guns took Antonio Tan and his grandson Ri-an Nuneza by force and embarked them on a blue-colored triple-engine pump boat. A white-colored pump boat, suspected to be a back-up getaway vehicle, was also sighted.
Bartiana added suspects were wearing police uniforms and introduced themselves as police officers who will conduct raid for drug dealing in the area.
Investigation is currently ongoing. Authorities are conducting seaborne patrol in hopes of finding leads on the victims’ location.