On or about 07 1400H August 14, Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) spokesman Chief Inspector Ariel Huesca said a fisherman was abducted by three gunmen while six others were left unscathed off shore Zamboanga City. The incident happened at the fishing ground of Bolong village. Huesca identified the victim as Bong-Bong Sabado, 40, a native of Quezon City and temporarily residing at Calle Bisaya in the village of Bolong. Police investigation showed the victim was fishing along the waters of Bolong together with six other fishermen when three gunmen aboard a double engine motorboat arrived. The gunmen dragged the victim at gunpoint into their motorboat and sped to the high seas. Follow-up investigation is underway to locate the whereabouts of the victim.

Source: Sun Star