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Anti-NPA hit squad to be formed this month: Lorenzana

Anti-NPA hit squad to be formed this month: Lorenzana

The unit that will be tasked to counter New People’s Army (NPA) hit squads will be formed sometime this month, Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Tuesday. He added that the core of the anti-SPARU (Special Partisan Unit) formation will be made up of personnel from the Intelligence Service of the Armed...

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NPA hit squad operating under another name: PNP

NPA hit squad operating under another name: PNP

They may no longer be called the Special Partisan Unit (SPARU) of the New People’s Army (NPA) but the group continues to carry out assassinations, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Director General Oscar Albayalde, said on Monday. Albayalde said these hitmen are responsible for the deaths of 136 people, mostly soldiers, policemen, local officials and...