Bank head abducted in Surigao del Norte

The president of a rural bank was abducted in Surigao del Norte late province Wednesday night, a police official said on Thursday.

Johnson Cuiting, president of the Rural Bank Placer, was snatched from his home at Ceniza Heights, Barangay (village) Washington, Surigao City at 10:20 p.m., Chief Superintendent Jaime Milla, regional director of police regional office 13, said.

Milla said four unidentified suspects barged into Cuiting’s home, tied him up and his wife, and took away a number of valuables.

The suspects then took Cuiting with them as they fled onboard the victim’s white Toyota Hi-Lux with license plate KDL-692.

On learning of the incident, police blocked off exit and entry points to Surigao City. Checkpoints were also set up as police coordinated with the local crisis management team headed by Surigao City Mayor Alfonso Casurra. (PDI)

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