Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office




The National Capital Region Police Office Chief PMGEN Vicente D Danao Jr lauds the successful arrest of two (2) Chinese Nationals and One (1) Filipino Citizen for Alleged Kidnapping for Ransom committed against one ZHOU WEN HUA, 30 years old, Single, IT Technician, Chinese National and a resident of  Golden Bay Tower Pasay City and witnessed by CHIN LI LI, 25 years old, female, Malaysia National and a resident of Roxas Boulevard, Malate, Manila.

According to the initial report, at about 12:00 AM, April 27, 2021, CHIN LI LI, Chinese National together with his co-worker JOHN PETER ADAYO came to RSOG Office to request for police assistance concerning three (3) unidentified persons who allegedly detained their friend ZHOU WEN HUA inside a vehicle  against his will along Aseana Drive, Paraňaque City. This report prompted the elements of TDPO, RSOG-RID (lead), RDEU-NCR, Pasay CPS, and Parañaque CPS led by PMAJ ELVIN JOHN M TIO under the direct supervision of PLTCOL MELVIN R MONTANTE Chief, RSOG to plot an operation against the suspects at around 3:45 am of April 27, 2021.

Upon arrival at the scene, one of the unidentified male persons alighted from the vehicle holding a gun of unknown caliber and subsequently fired shots towards the responding police officers but missed. Consequently, the operatives retaliated hitting the suspect’s left arm and thereafter, arrested the  suspects who were identified to be the following persons:

S1. YVES IAN PANGANIBAN y OXALES, 28 years old, male, with-live-partner, driver and resident of No. A Pag Araullo Street, Bacood , Sta. Mesa, Manil;

S2. ZHAO, XIN, 24, male, Supervisor PITX of POGO 4 Sea Ocean Group, Chinese national and resident of  Burgundy Condominium, Pasay City; and

S3. GAN SIGUO, 24 years, employee of POGO located at Tower 1 PITX and resident of Burgundy Condominium, Pasay City.

Recovered from the suspects were the following pieces of evidence:

  1. 1 Pietro Beretta Gardone V.T. Made in Italy with PNP Markings and Serial Numbers N51067Z;
  2. 1 pc Magazine of Pietro Beretta;
  3. 12 pcs Live 9mm Ammunition;
  4. 1 Butterfly Knife (Balisong) approximately 10 inches long;
  5. 1 Toyota Fortuner (White) with Plate Number CAL 5545;
  6. 1 pc Sling Bag (Brown); and
  7. Cash money amounting to Php 920,000.00.

The suspects and the confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to Regional Special Operations Group office for documentation, investigation and proper disposition while the injured suspect was brought to Pasay General Hospital for immediate medical intervention.

“I commend the immediate response of our men in this alleged kidnap for ransom incident in Paranaque City. The trust and confidence of the reporting witness in their police was key in the successful rescue of the victims and the arrest of the alleged perpetrators. Keep up the good work and congratulations for a job well done.” Said PMGEN DANAO JR. ###