Armed men abducted a businessman from his house in Kabasalan, Zamboanga Sibugay Sunday, July 15, police said Monday.
The victim was identified as Alejadro “Alex” Calunod Bation, 58, Police Regional Office 9 (PRO9) said.
Bation, along with his helper, two sons, and girlfriend of one of his sons, were inside their house in Purok-3, Brgy. Nazareth when six armed men wearing military and police uniform entered their residence at about 8:30 p.m.
The suspects dragged the victim outside the house towards the mini wharf and boarded one of the three motorized pump boats.
The armed men, along with the victim, fled towards the coastal waters of Naga and Payao municipalities.
Hot pursuit operation has been launched to rescue the victim.