Abductors demands P4-M for release of 2 teacher
THE suspects behind the abductions of two public school teachers in Iligan City is demanding the amount of P4 million for their safe release, a military official said on Wednesday.
The two school teachers, Tino Sanchez and Rene Somadang were snatched by still unidentified by gunmen while on their way to a school in a remote village in Iligan City last Monday afternoon.
Colonel Daniel Lucero, commander of the army’s 103rd Infantry Brigade said, that the kidnappers have left a demand letter asking for P4 million after the abduction took place last Monday.
The army official said that they have to identify the group that were behind in the abduction of the two school teachers, but assured the abductors will be punished for their criminal acts.
“We will do our share, we assure the kidnappers that they will have to pay for this act that is destroying the image of Lanao del Sur and the Merenao society by what they have done,” Lucero said.
The military official said that the two school teachers were on board two motorcycles, were on their way to Limonsudan Elementary when they were waylaid by still unknown number of gunmen.
The military official said that elements of Task Force Makalintad, which has jurisdiction over the area of Lanao del Sur, Lanao del Norte and Iligan, have dispatched several troops to locate the two school teachers.