2 NPA rebels yield in Mt. Province
BAGUIO CITY – Two communist rebels surrendered to the police on Thursday afternoon (April 26) in Paracelis town, Mt. Province, the Cordillera police announced on Friday(April 27).
The government took custody of Rogelio Balanon Del Rosario, who went by the name “Ka Eric”, a 41-year-old squad leader of the Frank Guerilla Unit of the New People’s Army (NPA) based in Gonzaga town in Cagayan province, and Benny Lumidap Tuginay, a 26-year-old rebel known as “Ka Manny.”
Their surrender took place at 4:30 p.m., following talks with the local police, military and community leaders, among them Franklin Tallawec, a leader of the Cordillera Bodong Association (CBA), the police said.
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