Kidnappers seize Korean in Sibugay PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 26 January 2015 11:55

A Korean national engaged in gold mining business was seized by 10 gunmen in Barangay Surabay, RT Lim town, Zamboanga Sibugay last Saturday night.

Noui Sung Hong,72, and other members of the family were inside their rented house at past 9 p.m. when gunmen arrived and handcuffed them.

It was learned the kidnappers dragged the 72-year old Korean, his wife Nwiseong Lee, son Gobui Hong,42, two other Koreans Gesouk Park and Kim Joeng Beom, to a getaway van that sped towards Ipil.

However Hong’s wife, their son and the two other Koreans managed to escape while the vehicle was in motion.

Gobui was injured in the body after he fell on the ground and rolled several few meters away

Gobui was still in handcuffs when he returned home.

The getaway van was left and burned by the kidnappers at Rojas, Mabuhay still in the municipality of RT Lim, Sibugay.

Gobui was brought to this city for treatment of injuries in the head and body. — Dan Toribio