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Jordanian journalist arrives at PNP headquarters in QC

/ 08:23 PM December 06, 2013

MANILA, Philippines – Jordanian journalist Baker Atyani, who was freed by the Abu Sayyaf after being held captive for a year and half, has arrived at the Philippine National Police headquarters in Quezon City.

Atyani, accompanied by Senior Superintendent Renato Gumban, chief of the PNP Anti-Kidnapping Group, left Jolo Friday afternoon to fly to Manila for a debriefing.

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Jordanian journalist Baker Atyani. Matikas Santos/INQUIRER.net

The journalist abducted by the Al Qaeda-linked group arrived around 8:10 p.m.

Senior Superintendent Reuben Theodore Sindac, PNP spokesperson, said his medical condition will be checked after the debriefing.

Atyani was found in Patikul town in Sulu by police authorities.
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