4 Chinese kidnap suspects killed in Lapu-Lapu shootout

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FOUR Chinese nationals were killed during a shootout with police in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu on Monday evening, May 30, 2022.

The Anti-Kidnapping Group, Regional Intelligence Division-Regional Special Operations Group and the City Intelligence Unit of Lapu-Lapu launched an operation against the suspects who allegedly kidnapped their fellow 70-year-old Chinese national.

During negotiation, the suspects refused to surrender and engaged the policemen in a shootout, resulting in their deaths.

The 70-year-old kidnap victim was rescued by the policemen from the house rented by the suspects in a subdivision in Barangay Bangkal.

He was unharmed but physically weak and was brought to the hospital for treatment.

Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard "Ahong" Chan, who later arrived at the scene, revealed that the kidnap victim is a businessman. (BBT, TPT)

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