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Woman, tagged NPA finance officer, arrested in Misamis Oriental

/ 06:25 PM September 07, 2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY—Authorities arrested a woman alleged to be the finance officer of a communist rebel unit in a town in Misamis Oriental, according to the military on Monday (Sept. 7).

The arrested woman was identified as Jenalyn Ganzan, who is said to go by the alias Macky, 34, a resident of the village of Poblacion in Tagoloan town.

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The Philippine Army’s 4th Infantry Division alleged that Ganzan served as finance officer of a New People’s Army (NPA) unit in the guerrillas’ North Central Mindanao Regional Command.

A search and seizure warrant was used in arresting Ganzan. It was issued by Judge Fernando Fudalan Jr., of the Regional Trial Court Branch 7 based in Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur province. The warrant tagged Ganzan as involved in arson, kidnapping and illegal detention.

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No bail was recommended for the cases.

1Lt Jefferson Mariano, spokesperson of the Army’s 58th Infantry Battalion, said in a phone interview that Ganzan did not resist arrest.

Ganzan had been an active member of the NPA who traveled constantly, Mariano said.

The 58th IB also said it seized a cache of weapons after a clash with NPA at the village of Quezon Heights, Balingasag town, Misamis Oriental last Sept. 1.

Among those seized were a hand grenade, a Carbine rifle and magazne, ammunition, backpacks and personal belongings.

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