Abducted barangay chief freed in Sibuco PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 16 March 2014 14:23

A barangay official who was kidnapped three months ago was released in Sibuco, Zamboanga del Norte, police said Friday.

The victim, Cecilia de las Alas, was freed around 4 a.m. Thursday in Barangay Bongalao, Sibuco, Zamboanga del Norte.

De las Alas, barangay chair of Paniran, Sibuco, was abducted by three gunmen from her residence in the evening of December 12, 2013.

The gunmen dragged Alas-as to the shoreline of Barangay Paniran and forced her to board on a waiting motorized banca that sped to the high seas.

Police said De las Alas, after her release, was immediately brought to her residence in Barangay Paniran, Sibuco and reunited with her family.