Philippine authorities looking for police officers involved in kidnappings of South Korean Tourists

Posted on February 21, 2012 • Filed under: Asia, Tourist Kidnapped

Philippine authorities have ordered the arrest of ten police officers wanted in connection with the kidnapping of four South Korean tourists. Additionally, Alfredo Lim, mayor of Manila, has ordered the ten to be dropped from the police rolls on the basis that they fled on February 14, shortly after the kidnapping occurred. Reportedly, a tourist guide in South Korea was allegedly arrested last week for conspiring with the ten police officers in the abduction. The guide, Choi Jang Tae, arrived in Manila with with a group of twelve South Korean tourists for a four-day excursion, but enticed four of them to go shopping with him while the group was in Manila. Read article

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