ABS-CBN reporter Ces Drilon and two cameramen have been reportedly abducted while pursuing a story in Sulu by armed men believed to members of the Abu Sayyaf Group, police officials said.
Meanwhile, ABS-CBN has released an official statement on the incident:
Three ABS-CBN journalists Ces Drilon, Jimmy Encarnacion, and Angelo Valderama are missing in Sulu.
All efforts are underway to find them and bring them home.
Until we learn more details, ABS-CBN News requests other media to report on this matter with utmost consideration for the safety of our news team.
ABS-CBN News is in touch with the families and asks that their privacy be respected.