A Chinese man was rescued from his four abductors during a police operation in Parañaque City on Monday night, Oct. 31.
Southern Police District director Brig. Gen. Kirby John Brion Kraft identified the rescued victim as Chen Peng, 27.
The suspects -- Qiang Wang, 34, also a Chinese national; Novin Yusuff, 42, driver; Joseph Barbas, 45; and Nino Felisan, 30 -- were arrested during the rescue operation.
Kraft said Peng was recovered around 9:10 p.m. during a follow-up operation at the corner of Bradco Avenue and Macapagal Boulevard beside Aseana Power Station in Barangay Tambo, Parañaque City.
The SPD chief said prior to the rescue operation, the sister of the victim, Wang Ting, assisted by an interpreter, Huang Jin, reported to Tambo Police Station that her brother was being held by four men inside a gray metallic van with plate No. IAD 774.
Kraft said members of the Tambo Police Station immediately conducted a rescue operation leading to the arrest of the four suspects.
He said police recovered from the suspects was a 9mm pistol loaded with eight live ammunition.