Canadian’s body found in remote Sulu village

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 27 Apr) – The body of Canadian kidnap victim John Ridsdel was found in a remote village in Talipao, Sulu this morning. “Wala naman pong nakita… »

Korean kidnap victim dies in Sulu

ZAMBOANGA CITY (Mindanews/01 November) – A 73-year-old Korean national held captive for nine months and seven days by the Abu Sayyaf was found dead late Saturday evening in Patikul, Sulu,… »


Members of the police’s 13th Regional Public Safety Battalion request motorists to lower the window at a checkpoint along the highway in the highlands of Kitcharao town, Agusan del Norte… »

Girl seized in Oroquieta rescued in Zambo

ZAMBAONGA CITY (MindaNews / 25 July) – Operatives of the Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) have rescued on Wednesday an 18-year-old girl who was abducted by an alleged policeman in… »

4-year old kidnap victim freed  

LINAMON,  Lanao del Norte (MindaNews/13 July) – Armed men abducted a four-year old daughter of a copra trader and granddaughter of the vice mayor of Kauswagan town on Saturday afternoon… »

Former OFW abducted inside Pagadian shopping mall

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/02 July) – The police are conducting a thorough investigation to determine the circumstances surrounding the abduction of a former overseas Filipino worker (OFW) inside a shopping mall… »

Basilan school principal kidnapped

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 31 March) – Gunmen tagged as Abu Sayyaf bandits kidnapped early Monday an education official in the nearby province of Basilan, officials disclosed. Dr. Norhaya Abdurahim,… »

Zambo Sur kidnapper nabbed

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/29 January) – Government authorities have arrested one of the eight suspected kidnappers who seized last Tuesday evening an education official in Kumalarang, Zamboanga del Sur, a police… »

Abu Sayyaf bandits seize Sulu treasurer

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/19 November) – Suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits seized a government official late Monday in the province of Sulu, police and military officials disclosed. Kidnapped was Jesus Cabillin, 60,… »

Abducted NorthCot college student released

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 21 Aug) – After 11 days in the hands of his abductors, the 19-year-old college student from Midsayap, North Cotabato who was abducted while inside a… »

Shootout Scene

Policemen from the Scene of the Crime Operatives start investigation after three members of the kidnap-for-ransom group that abducted businesswoman Sally Chua were killed in shootout outside a bank along… »

DSWD staff, boat captain abducted in Basilan

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 22 May) – Gunmen suspected to be Abu Sayyaf bandits seized a social worker in Basilan Wednesday, a day after the abduction of a fishing boat… »

THE PHILSOUTH LINE: Fighting for honor… and blood

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/04 Feb) — It is a tragic time in some areas in Sulu, among warring groups of the Moro National Liberation Front and the Abu Sayyaf Group and… »

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