Duterte couple abducted PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 05 March 2017 15:18


Seven armed men abducted a couple, whose surname is Duterte, in barangay Sta Maria, Siocon, Zamboanga del Norte last Friday.

A Police Regional Office-9 report identified the victims as Jessica Barazon Duterte, 52 and her husband Jose Duterte, 62.

The two victims are working in a coconut plantation.

A police report disclosed that Jessica and Jose were at their house at around 7:45pm when armed men barged in and seized them at gun point.

Witnesses told police that the suspects were clad in PNP uniforms and were wearing bonnets.

The report added that the gunmen along with the couple boarded a speedboat and sped towards an unknown direction.

Police immediately coordinated with the military in the area and conducted a hot pursuit operation against the fleeing suspects.  (Dan Toribio)