Camp Navarro, Calarian, Zamboanga City- May 04, 2015 (9:30pm)-Reports from ground units disclosed that three (3) civilians were kidnapped by a kidnap-for-ransom group in Iligan City.
Abducted were Ely Marie Francis DellesTe, 18 years old and a resident of Barangay Villaverde, Iligan City; Rafael Lat (also known as Raffy), 18 years old and a resident of Mahayahay, Iligan City; and Efhros Fernandez.
Further reports disclosed that the abductors demanded five hundred thousand pesos (Php 500,000.00) for the safe release of the victims.
Authorities are currently conducting pursuit operations to track down the perpetrators.
AFP and PNP continue to conduct joint operations to expedite arrest of lawless groups in Iligan City.