June 10, 2009
Butuan â€“ The reported abduction of an undocumented Indian National identified as Hardam Bhullar Singh alyas Romy, 26 years old turned out to be a case of hiding to get away from family problems.
Butuan City Police Station 1 Commander Police Supt. Joseph Boquiren as head of Task Force Pangitaa received a phone call on the night of June 9 from Jaswinder Singh, a cousin of the alleged kidnap victim informing the police that Hardam is in Davao unharmed.
It was also made clear by Supt. Boquiren that Hardam was not abducted contrary to earlier reports and what was happened in Pangabugan area on June 4 was an orchestrated plot to kidnap
Hardam has yet to be summoned to explain to the police of said incident and accordingly he is due to arrive next week in Butuan.
Hardam, will face possible deportation after immigration authorities searched his records and found out his status as an illegal alien.
To date, Butuan city do not have any confirmed report on kidnapping and Butuan City Police Office assured foreign nationals that thereâ€™s no need to be alarmed after the said incident and Butuan continue to enjoy as the safest city in Mindanao.