Posts Tagged kidnap for ransom

6 Abu Sayyaf members nabbed in separate NBI operations

Maris Federez   •   June 11, 2019

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) presented to the media on Tuesday (June 11) six alleged members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) who were arrested in separate operations last...

Cop tagged as head of kidnap group escapes police custody hours after arrest

Marje Pelayo   •   October 8, 2018

    CAGAYAN VALLEY, Philippines – A police officer known as the leader of a kidnap-for-ransom group in the municipality of Gonzaga is now on the loose hours after his...

Search and rescue launched for 6 individuals abducted in Zamboanga del Norte

Marje Pelayo   •   July 3, 2018

  ZAMBOANGA SIBUGAY, Philippines – Authorities are still searching for the whereabouts of six individuals abducted in Sirawai, Zamboanga del Norte on Thursday (June 28). The victims were identified as...

Kidnapping incidents in the country decline – PNP

admin   •   July 10, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — Teresita Ang See, chairperson of Movement for the Restoration of Peace and Order  (MRPO) revealed that they have not recorded any incidents of kidnapping in the last...

ASG ‘kidnap-for-ransom’ a cottage industry — AFP

admin   •   March 2, 2017

PHILIPPINES — Despite the relentless military operations to capture the bandit groups in the southern portion of the country, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) admits that it is...

ASG uses ransom money to silence people in Sulu – AFP

admin   •   June 20, 2016

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is now being criticized amid problems with the bandit group Abu Sayaff continues. The AFP said their doing everything they can to capture...

AFP continues focus operations vs Abu Sayyaf group to rescue remaining hostages

admin   •   June 14, 2016

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is not daunted by the latest beheading of the Abu Sayyaf group (ASG) to one of its captives. According to...

Filipino group in Canada calls on Pres-elect Duterte to initiate rescue of Canadian national nabbed by ASG

admin   •   June 10, 2016

Pinoy Patriotic Movement staged a prayer vigil in Toronto, Canada in support to Canadian national Robert Hall and the rest of the victims being held captive by the Abu Sayyaf...

Four Malaysians held hostage in the Philippines freed, army says

admin   •   June 9, 2016

Four Malaysian sailors kidnapped by Filipino gunmen in April were freed on the southern Philippine island of Jolo on Wednesday, a Philippine army spokesman said. The sailors, part of the...

Abu Sayyaf group sets new deadline for ransom

admin   •   May 17, 2016

The terrorist group Abu Sayyaf is demanding P600 million as ransom for its Canadian hostage Robert Hall and Norwegian hostage Kjartan Sekkingstad. ASG uploaded a new video setting a new...


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