Hostage taker give up after negotiation PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 31 July 2012 14:03

Policemen in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay led by Police Provincial Director Sr. Supt. Jonathan Perez arrested a man after he held a woman and her daughter hostage in Barangay Magdaup, Ipil last Sunday night.

Police identified the suspect as Caloy Macatual, y Castillo.

Initial investigation showed that Macatual seized Liezel Lim and her daughter inside their house around 6 p.m. Policemen negotiated with him for several minutes.

The victims were rescued and the Macatual surrendered after his mother arrived at the scene.

It was learned that Macatual had demanded from authorities to call his mother Rosemary for him to surrender.

Immediately Rosemary was called and brought to the scene where her son immediately surrendered to the lawmen. — Dan Toribio Jr.