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PCG: The elements of Coast Guard Special Operation Unit, Coast Guard K9 and Regional Risk Reduction Management Office (RRDMO) successfully retrieved the bodies of the three (3) missing persons onboard unnamed motorbanca which capsized at the vicinity waters of Purok 3, Barangay New Lower Bicutan, Taguig City yesterday, January 7.

As per inquiry, the unnamed motorbanca departed from unidentified fish pen guard house enroute to Purok 3, Brgy New Lower Bicutan, Taguig City with six (6) persons onboard.

While underway, the motorbanca was hit by big waves and strong winds causing it to capsize.

It was also revealed that the victims were under the influence of liquor when they decided to go home around 4PM.

Three (3) victims were rescued by a passing motorbanca while three went missing.

At around 1:30 AM today, January 8, the SAR team successfully retrieved the bodies of the missing persons and subsequently turned over to PNP- SOCO for proper disposition.