Troops hunt Abus in boy’s abduction PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 09 January 2015 11:44

Troops from the military’s Western Mindanao Command are running after Abu gunmen who abducted a seven-year-old boy in Barangay Asturias, Jolo, Sulu on Tuesday,

Reports forwarded Wednesday by Capt. Rowena Muyuela, Western Mindanao Command spokesperson, said the incident took place at 6 p.m.

She identified the victim as Eljon Marzo, a student of Notre Dame of Jolo and son of Maimbung town treasurer Jun Marzo.

Eljon was playing outside their house when he was forcibly taken by gunmen onboard a motorcycle, after which they fled towards Barangay Anuling, Patikul, Sulu.

Initial investigation identified one of the abductors as ASG sub-leader Namyel Ahajari alias “Gapas”.