ZAMBOANGA CITY – Policemen in Davao City killed two suspected kidnappers on Thursday, but 10 of their comrades escaped, reports said.
The kidnap victim, identified as Sally Chua, was rescued unharmed.
Police said Chua was kidnapped in Quezon City and brought to Davao. The kidnappers originally demanded P100 million from Chua’s family, but eventually settled for P15 million.
Police got a tip that the ransom was to be paid inside the Allied Bank branch on Claveria Street.
Policeman surrounded the bank and opened fire on a vehicle parked outside, killing the two suspects.
One alleged kidnapper was also captured, but the others escaped in a car.
The identities of the slain men were not immediately known.