Abu Sayyaf kidnap, behead man in Basilan

ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 04 2015 08:54 PM | Updated as of May 05 2015 04:55 AM

Abu Sayyaf bandits beheaded telecom worker Jeffrey Tagle, police say

MANILA - Abu Sayyaf Group bandits have abducted and beheaded a man in Basilan, police said Monday.

The victim, 23-year-old Jeffrey Tagle, was killed in Brgy. Tuburan proper, Hadji Mohammad Ajul town, in Basilan last May 1.

He was mistaken as military informant, police said.

A source gave ABS-CBN News photos of the victim's remains.

Investigators said the said victim, an employee of a telecommunications company, was on en route to check a cellular phone site when he was attacked.

Police and relatives of the victims have recovered the victim's remains.