Hotel assures guests' safety after abduction of slain Tanauan mayor's aide

Kevin Manalo, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 04 2019 10:39 PM

MANILA - Seda Nuvali hotel restaurant on Thursday assured the safety of its guests and staff following the abduction of two men within its premises Wednesday night in Santa Rosa City, Laguna.

In a statement on Thursday, communications manager Genny Puno said that they are in full cooperation with the police and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI).

Puno said one of the victims, Allan Fajardo, is a restaurant guest in the hotel. 

Unidentified armed men forcibly took Fajardo and his bodyguard, Ricky Atienza, and left the premises immediately.

Fajardo used to be the head of the Mayor's Anti-Crime Group and was a top aide of slain Tanauan mayor Antonio Halili. 

Despite the incident, the management promises that the hotel guests and staff are safe and closely monitored by their security.