Detail of Incident
The ReCAAP ISC received report from ReCAAP Focal Point (Philippines) about an abduction incident occurred on a boat (name and type not known) on 5 Dec 18. At about 0001 hrs on 5 Dec 18, about 20 men believed to be from the Sulubased Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), armed with firearms, boarded the boat from speed boats painted green with grey, and powered with double engine.
It was reported that the group abducted three crew (one Malaysian and two Indonesians) and arrived at Laminusa Island, Siasi Municipality, Sulu Province on 6 Dec 18, before proceeding to So Dumlog, Brgy Likud, Pata, Sulu Province on 7 Dec 18.
The Joint Task Force Sulu is exerting an all-out effort to establish the status, condition and location of the alleged kidnapped victims.
For details of the alerts please go to ASKET Operations Piracy & Alerts Chart