Philippines: Algerian filmmakers kidnapped by man posing as a sultan

Posted on June 24, 2013 • Filed under: Expatriates Kidnapped, Philippines

According to, a leader of a kidnap group allegedly posed as a sultan to lure two Algerian Filipina film makers who were making a documentary on the Sultanate of Sulu, in the southern Philippines, and it resulted in their abduction last Saturday, a local paper has said. Nadjoua Bansil, 39, and her sister Linda, 35, together with 19 other people, stayed in the house of a certain Sultan Mauzidin Bantilan in Danag Village, Sulu on Thursday (June 20). They were there to make a documentary on the Sultanate of Sulu, Senior Inspector Conrad Gutierrez, police chief of Patikul town, told the Inquirer. Read article

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