Kidnapped Zamboanga Sibugay mayor freed by captors


Mayor Gemma Adana of Naga, Zamboanga Sibugay has been released by her captors seven months after she was abducted from her home in Naga town.

Reports said the town mayor was freed in Sulu on the morning of October 13. She was brought to the residence of Sulu Vice Governor Abdusakur Tan.

On March 30, unidentified men barged in Adana’s residence in Taytay Manubo village and forcibly took the local chief executive.

Police said Adana was turned over to the Abu Sayyaf Group on May.