• Kyodo


A Japanese citizen was abducted by gunmen over the weekend in a Manila suburb, apparently for ransom, local police said Monday.

Hayato Sumi, who is in his 40s, was accosted Saturday night at his used-bicycle shop in Don Bosco, a village in Paranaque City, by men who gagged and blindfolded him before dragging him into a car and driving off, they said.

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