Kris Aquino Kidnap Plot Suspect Arrested in San Pedro, Laguna

Kris Aquino target

The suspect for the plan to kidnap actress-TV host and presidential sister, KrIs Aquino has been arrested this Tuesday, April 26, through the joint effort of the members of the Philippine National Police’s Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) and Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

According to a report by GMA News Online this Sunday, May 1, the suspect was identified as Reynaldo Vasquez Ilao, who was arrested in his house, at Block 5, Lot 42, Zenia Street, Elvinda Village, Barangay Nueva, San Pedro, Laguna. Authorities reportedly recovered a .45-caliber pistol and a grenade from Ilao during the raid.

Authorities noted that Ilao is member of a group led by Rajah Sulayman Movement leader Mikhail Abrera alias Abdul Asiz, who was arrested in Zamboanga City last April a police checkpoint. Both of them are them are believed to be directly involved not only the plan to kidnap Kris Aquino but also bomb attacks in Metro Manila.

Must Read: * 5 Wonderful Things to Happen Once Kris Aquino Leaves the Philippines

Last Wednesday, President Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III revealed that there were plans to kidnap Manny Pacquiao, Kris Aquino, or one of her children. The outgoing president noted that if the plan is successful, the terrorist will demand the release of their cohorts, in exchange of their victims. He added that there is also a threat against his life

This Thursday, Kris Aquino said she as early as late February, she was already informed about the kidnap plot. The Queen of All Media said this was the main reason why she did not renew her contract with ABS-CBN. Back in March, Kris announced that she will be leaving ABS-CBN temporarily, and cited health and safety as reasons.

Must Read: * PNoy, Kris Aquino to Extend US Vacation if Bongbong Marcos Wins, Mar Roxas Loses?

As of posting, PNoy and Kris Aquino have not commented on the arrest of Reynaldo Vasquez Ilao, and authorities have not yet released the photo of him. Further investigation is reportedly on-going, but intelligence operatives are still hoping to get more details from the mobile phone that was seized from the suspect.

Related Posts:

* Kris Aquino Says She Encountered Disrespectful Passengers at Airport
* Kris Aquino Unfollows Judy Ann Santos on Instagram and Other Celebrities Who Criticized PNoy
* Korina Sanchez Tells Supporters to Unfollow Kris Aquino on Instagram for Not Endorsing Mar Roxas?
* Kris Aquino ‘Snubbed’ During Fallen PNP-SAF Troops Wake Visit
* Kris Aquino, Sen. Antonio Trillanes Spotted Together in Hawaii, Cooking Something vs Duterte?