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Mom says arrest of rebel son in Samar a blessing

Mom says arrest of rebel son in Samar a blessing

TACLOBAN CITY – For Anabelle Sabado, the capture of her son, who was recruited by the New People’s Army (NPA) as a finance officer in Northern Samar, is an answered prayer. Anabelle said his son, Rey Christian, 22, made up his mind to abandon the communist terrorist group in March this year after two years,...

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NPA terrorists leaves dead comrade in Iloilo

NPA terrorists leaves dead comrade in Iloilo

CAMP PERALTA, Jamindan, Capiz – Soldiers from the Army’s 61st Infantry (Hunter) Battalion recovered a dead body of a CPP-NPA terrorist following an encounter in Ongyod, Miagao, Iloilo at about 08:00 in the morning of September 23, 2019. According to LTC Joel Benedict Batara, Commanding Officer, 61IB the unidentified communist terrorist was killed and left...

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8 suspected Reds nabbed, firearms seized in north Negros

8 suspected Reds nabbed, firearms seized in north Negros

BACOLOD CITY – Eight suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) were arrested by the police during a checkpoint operation in Barangay Jonob-jonob, Escalante City in Negros Occidental on Wednesday afternoon. Those arrested, who were carrying firearms and improvised explosives, were allegedly part of the NPA’s Northern Negros Front – Komiteng Rehiyon Negros. They...

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2 NPA members arrested after clash in northern Negros

2 NPA members arrested after clash in northern Negros

BACOLOD CITY — Two members of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) were arrested following the encounter between government troops and communist rebels on Tuesday morning in Barangay Old Poblacion in Escalante City, Negros Occidental. In a report, the Philippine Army identified those captured as Jomar “Mari” Agustin, a resident of Barangay...

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NPA leader arrested in northern Negros

NPA leader arrested in northern Negros

A leader of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Negros Occidental, who is facing a string of murder cases, was arrested by police operatives in Barangay Bato, Sagay City on Thursday night. A report of the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office identified the suspect as Lorenzo Ferolino, alias “Victor Perolino”, the number one in the...

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Police files criminal, admin charges vs. Garins

Police files criminal, admin charges vs. Garins

The Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) on Thursday filed criminal and administrative charges against Iloilo First District Rep. Richard Garin and Guimbal, Iloilo Mayor Oscar Garin. Senior Supt. Marlon Tayaba, IPPO director, led the filing of the charges before the Office of Ombudsman in this city, together with the victim, Police Officer 3 Federico Macaya...

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Bohol enjoys 13.26% dip in crime volume

Bohol enjoys 13.26% dip in crime volume

Police Camp Francisco Dagohoy reports a 13.26% decrease in crime volume in Bohol from January to November of this year compared to that of 2017. During the joint meetings of the Provincial Peace and Order and Anti Drug Abuse Council at the Governor’s Mansion Conference Hall, December 19, 2018, Camp Dagohoy Operations Chief, Police Superintendent...

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PNP to charge Garin father-son duo for assaulting a police officer

PNP to charge Garin father-son duo for assaulting a police officer

Iloilo first district Rep. Richard Garin and Guimbal town mayor Oscar Garin are now in hot water after they allegedly mauled and threatened a police officer assigned at local police Station in Guimbal, Iloilo Wednesday early dawn. Police Officer 3 Federico Macaya, 41, of Brgy. Sambag, Jaro, Iloilo City, suffered injuries, including a bruise on...

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AFP hit NPA in Leyte- Disrupts Plans, Scores Firearms

AFP hit NPA in Leyte- Disrupts Plans, Scores Firearms

Philippine Army’s 802nd Infantry Brigade (802nd IBde) in Eastern Visayas encountered more or less 20 communist-terrorist groups (CTG) in the outskirts of Brgy Anislagan, Calubian, Leyte at around 6am today, December 13, 2018, scoring firearms and subversive documents. In response to a report of an on-going plenum (meeting) of the CTG from concerned citizens in...

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NPA terrorist killed, 9 other individuals held in Igbaras encounter

NPA terrorist killed, 9 other individuals held in Igbaras encounter

An unidentified member of the CPP-NPA Terrorist (CNT) was killed in an encounter with the Army’s 61st Infantry (Hunter Battalion) at Sitio Butuan, Brgy Igcabugao, Igbaras, Iloilo at about 11:20 in the morning of November 12 (Monday). The troops were responding to reports from local populace on the presence of more or less ten (10)...