5 persons missing in Sirawai Print
Tuesday, 06 March 2018 11:34

Five persons, including a minor, have been reported missing in  Sirawai, Zamboanga del Norte last Saturday.

Police Regional Office-9 Information Officer Chief Insp. Helen Galvez identified the missing persons as Roger Jung-an, 36; Jomar Maglangit, 26; Reymond Purisima, 14; Jomar Mantangan, 25; and Mario Rosales, 46.

The five are all working as laborers.

Galvez said that the missing persons went to Sitio Maasum, Barangay San Nicolas purposely to cut timber in the area at around 6 a.m. last Saturday.

The victims have reportedly failed to come home, prompting their families to report to authorities.

Sirawai PNP personnel are conducting hot pursuit operations for the possible recovery of the missing persons.

In a telephone interview, Sirawai Municipal Police Investigator PO2 Rashid Paniorotan said that there is still no information leading to the whereabouts of the missing persons as of presstime yesterday.  (LAJ)