Abu: Ransom deadline for Samal captives stays at 3 p.m., June 13
ZAMBOANGA CITY – The Abu Sayyaf holding a Canadian, a Norwegian and a Filipino woman in Sulu has reiterated that 3 p.m. Monday (June 13) is the deadline for the payment of ransom.
“Our lines are open, whoever calls to negotiate, we will entertain,” Abu Raami, the designated spokesperson of the Abu Sayyaf, told the Philippine Daily Inquirer by phone.
The Abu Sayyaf is demanding P600 million for the release of Canadian Robert Hall, Norwegian Kjartan Sekkingstad and Filipina Marites Flor.
“There is no extension. We have talked this over and over among our leadership and all decided no extension, ransom is P600M,” Raami said by phone. SFM/rga
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