Dipolog bizman kidnapped PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 29 October 2011 16:26

A poultry farm owner was seized by five gunmen in Barangay Gulayon, Dipolog  City, Zamboanga del Norte last Thursday morning.
The victim was identified as Oliver Lim y Tan, 32, single, of Rizal Avenue, Central Barangay, Dipolog City.

A police report disclosed that Lim and his brother John Patrick Lim y Tan, 30, were aboard their Toyota Hi-Lux pick-up truck and were about to enter the gate the Fresh Harvest Farm owned by Oliver around 10:35 a.m. when five gunmen aboard a green Toyota FX Wagon with plate number 974 suddenly appeared and blocked their way.

The gunmen alighted and dragged Oliver at gunpoint.

The kidnappers along with the victim sped towards Polanco municipality.

Police said that right after the incident, operatives of the Dipolog City Police Station soldiers went on a hot pursuit operation.

Checkpoints were established on the different roads exiting Dipolg City for the possible rescue of the victim.

Relatives were still waiting for any word from the kidnappers. — Dan Toribio Jr.