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Sultan's daughter, Mariel Rodriguez fly to Tawi-Tawi on humanitarian mission

Mariel Rodriguez-Padilla with Dayang Dayang Sersa (left) and Dayang Dayang Nashradiva Kiram (right) at Astanah Kiram in Taguig City, March 6,2013. (Bernard Testa/Interaksyon.com)

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MANILA, Philippines -- Princess Jacel Kiram, the daughter of Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III, flew to Tawi-Tawi early Thursday for a "humanitarian mission" amid the continuing violence in Sabah.

The sultan's daughter was accompanied by with TV5 host Mariel Rodriguez-Padilla, the wife of action star Robin Padilla.

The two left before dawn on a private plane.

No further details were available.

Security has been tightened at the sultan's house after three NBI agents posing as members of a television crew gained entry Wednesday in an apparent mission to gather information.

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