Released: Mattress Vendors

Ronald Boiles (rightmost) talk to colleague Ernesto Callo Jr. when they were presented to the media at the Misamis Oriental Provincial Capitol in Cagayan de Oro City Wednesday, October 12, 2011 by Vice Gov. Norris Babiera (left, with yellow shirt). They were among six sleeping mattress vendors from Initao, Misamis Oriental who were abducted by the New People’s Army (NPA) in Paquibato District, Davao City last Aug. 17, 2011 after being suspected as spies. They were released Tuesday night in Paquibato to Sowing the Seeds for Peace, a group headed by Bishop Felixberto Calang of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI). MindaNews photo by Erwin Mascarinas