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Kidnapped priest pleads for help in new video

Fr Chito was kidnapped by Islamist militants last Tuesday along with at least a dozen worshippers and church workers

Kidnapped Philippine priest Fr Teresito “Chito” Suganob has appeared in a video pleading for help a week after his abduction by Islamic militants.

Fr Chito said the terrorists were demanding the Philippine government stop its military offensive them, or else they would execute the prisoners.

“Mr. President, please consider us,” Fr Chito says. “They don’t ask for anything… they just ask that you leave this place peacefully.”

“We are in the midst of this war we are asking your help to please give what they are asking for.”

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