Government forces conduct operation against kidnappers of Jolo councilor Print
Friday, 29 September 2017 18:25

By ELY DUMABOC

Police and military authorities are conducting hot pursuit operation against  the Yadah brothers  who have links with the Abu Sayyaf Group in Patikul ,Sulu for the safe rescue of  Jolo Municipal Councilor  Ezzedin Tan.

Joint Task Force Sulu Commander Brig Gen Cirilito Sobejana tagged the Yadah brothers as responsible for the kidnapping of Councilor  Tan who was abuducted by heavily armed men last Wednesday night in Indanan Municipality.

Sobejana said that  troops and operatives of the local police have also intensified the conduct of checkpoints in different areas of Indanan, Talipao and Maimbung.

A crisis management team was also organized yesterday by the Joint Task Force Sulu for the safe recovery of the victim.

Military reports said that at least six men aboard a red Tammaraw Fx forcibly took  Tan , who is a member of the Tausug Bikers Club, while the victim along with other bikers was passing along the Indanan national road.

However, only Councilor Tan was abducted . The bandits did not harm the other bikers.-Ely Dumaboc