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Zambo Sur ‘most wanted’ nabbed

Zambo Sur ‘most wanted’ nabbed

A farmer tagged as the top most wanted person in the Zamboanga del Sur town of Buug was wounded as he tried to evade a police manhunt, a top police official said Saturday. Chief Supt. Emmanuel Luis Licup, Police Regional Office 9 (PRO-9) director, identified the arrested suspect as Dhats Manguda, 39, who is listed...

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14 NPA, Militiang Bayan surrender, community role commended

14 NPA, Militiang Bayan surrender, community role commended

Eastern Mindanao Command commended the role of the communities in facilitating the recent surrender of two NPA regulars and 12 Militiang Bayan who yielded to the government in two different instances in Eastern Mindanao on January 29, 2019. “We express our admiration to the communities who facilitated the surrender of our deceived and lost brothers....

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PNP Caraga gives aid for the decent burial of NPA fighters

PNP Caraga gives aid for the decent burial of NPA fighters

Police Regional Office (PRO) 13 has extended assistance to the family and relatives of two New People’s Army (NPA) members who were killed in a clash with the government troops in the hinterland of Brgy. Diatagon, Lianga, Surigao del Sur. Chief Supt Gilberto Cruz, PRO13 director, personally visited and met the family of Randyl Gallego...

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A 19-year old NPA Squad Leader Surrenders

A 19-year old NPA Squad Leader Surrenders

On February 02, 2019, certain A.K.A Joshua, a nineteen (19) year old full time member of New People’s Army voluntarily surrendered to Lieutenant Colonel Esteveyn E Ducusin, Battalion Commander of 71st Infantry (Kaibigan) Battalion at Headquarters of 71st IB in Purok 8, Brgy. Nueva Visayas, Mawab, Compostela Valley Province. A.K.A Joshua is a resident of...

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PNP is on nationwide heightened alert

PNP is on nationwide heightened alert

PNP Chief, Director General Oscar D Albayalde has placed the entire PNP under nationwide Heightened Alert effective midnight of January 27, 2019 in the aftermath of the Jolo Cathedral explosion that left at least 20 churchgoers and security forces dead and 112 others wounded. This developed as the Chief PNP flew to Jolo on Monday...

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3 NPAs killed in AgNor

3 NPAs killed in AgNor

Three New People’s Army (NPA) terrorists died in an encounter with the 29th Infantry (MATATAG) Battalion (291B) at Sitio Patagon, Barangay Anticala, Butuan City on Sunday, Jan. 27. Through the continuous effort of Post Community Support Program (CSP), government troops of 291B received information from concerned civilian that NPA terrorists are conducting extortion and threat...

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2 NPAs dead in Surigao Norte clash

2 NPAs dead in Surigao Norte clash

Two New People’s Army (NPA) combatants were found dead following a predawn clash with government forces in the Surigao del Norte town of Bacuag on Friday (Jan. 25). Lt. Ken Enciso, civil-military officer of the Army’s 30th Infantry Battalion, said the firefight ensued at around 4 a.m. after the troops encountered about 30 rebels while...

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4 NPA rebels yield in Sarangani, DavOcc

4 NPA rebels yield in Sarangani, DavOcc

Frustrated with the “uncertainty of their cause,” four more members of the New People’s Army (NPA) surrendered to government troops in Sarangani and Davao Occidental provinces. Col. Marion Angcao, commander of the Army’s 73rd Infantry Battalion (73IB), said in a report released on Friday morning the rebels yielded voluntarily along with their firearms in Malapatan,...

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Ex-NPA rebel reunites with 4 children in DavOr

Ex-NPA rebel reunites with 4 children in DavOr

A 28-year-old mother who abandoned the New People’s Army (NPA) over the weekend was finally reunited with her four children on Wednesday at the Naval Station Felix Apolinario in Panacan, this city. Mylene, whose identity was withheld for security reasons, cried when she saw her children and her mother-in-law who hugged her. Mylene surrendered to...

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Joma wants BOL to fail to save his ideology: DND chief

Joma wants BOL to fail to save his ideology: DND chief

Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison wants the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) to fail so that he has a rallying point for his discredited and bankrupt ideology. This was the reply of Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana when asked why Sison seems to be afraid of the...