NPA MEMBERS SURRENDER IN ORIENTAL MINDORO
ROSELLE R. AQUINO
The Manila Times
CALAPAN, Oriental Mindoro: Police Regional Office Director BGen. Sidney Hernia lauded the surrender of four members of the New People’s Army (NPA) here on November 22. Hernia said “Ka Daniel,”“Ka Jason,”“Ka David,” and “Ka Robin,” all former members of Platoon Dos of Kilusang Larangang Gerilya-Mark Anthony Velasco under the Lucio de Guzman Command of the Sub-Regional Military Area, Southern Tagalog Regional Party Committee, voluntarily surrendered to the PNP-SAF’s 10th Special Action Battalion (10SAB) in Barangay Waygan in Mansalay town. The surrender of the four was made possible through the support of the 403B Maneuver Company of the Regional Mobile Force Battalion 4B; 23MICO, 76IB, and 4IB under 203rd Infantry Brigade of the Philippine Army; Mansalay Municipal Police Station, Provincial Intelligence Unit and 2nd Provincial Mobile Force Company; Regional Intelligence Unit 4B; Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-Regional Field Unit 4B; and the National Intelligence Coordinating Agency 4B. Ka Daniel and Ka Jayson also surrendered one caliber of .38mm pistol revolver with tampered serial number and an improvised cal. 45mm pistol with four rounds of live ammunition of caliber 45mm and 30 rounds of live ammunition of caliber 5.56mm. The former rebels are now being assisted by the 10SAB of the PNP-SAF for their enrollment in the government’s Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program.