Jolo Councilor released by ASG Print
Friday, 03 November 2017 15:52

A Jolo councilor who was abducted by the Abu Sayyaf was released by his captors last Wednesday night.

Joint Task Force Sulu Commander Brig General Ciriito Sobejana identified the victim as Councilor Zed Tan.

Sobjena said that Tan was released at around 9:29 Wednesday night in Barangay Buroh, Talipao, Sulu.

A police report said that Tan was fetched by his relatives in the area and brought to their residence in barangay San Raymundo, Jolo.

Tan was said to be in good physical condition but suffered mosquito bites in the arms.  He underwent debriefing as part of procedure.

Tan was reportedly biking with friends last September 27  in  barangay Timbangan and Tagbak in Indanan municipality when he was abducted by the Abu Sayyaf group. (Liza Jocson)