These included the May 3 kidnapping of mining executive Priscillano Garcia and his driver, Almatrapy Gua, in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi; the May 4 abduction of Rodolfo Boligao, coast guards members SN2 Gringo Villaluz and SN1 Rod Pagaling in Dapitan City and the May 6 kidnapping of Guan Lim Maujon in Siasi, Sulu. Maujon had been rescued while the other victims remained in the hands of their captors.