ITOGON, Benguet – A Manila-based biker who was reported missing over the past several days was found alive by combined police and air force personnel at Sitio Uling, here. Police authorities identified the reported missing biker as Joseph Bolintiam alias Boli.
Initial police investigation showed that the said biker and his companions registered at Poblacion, Kayapa, Nueva Vizcaya and that they were supposed to bike up to some scenic mountains in the area, however, he was reported to have gone missing after having been separated from the group.
Probers claimed that the victim sought refuge from an abandoned house in the place where he was found and waited for the Philippine Air Force chopper to pass by before waving at the personnel on board signalling that he was the reported missing biker.
The missing biker was subjected to initial medical examination before being allowed to go home to Manila.
By Dexter A. See