7 alleged NPA militiamen surrender in Quezon | Inquirer News

7 alleged NPA militiamen surrender in Quezon

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 10:14 AM March 29, 2022

At least seven alleged members of the New People’s Army (NPA) militia unit surrendered to the military in Mauban town in Quezon province on Monday, March 28, police said Tuesday.

LUCENA CITY — At least seven alleged members of the New People’s Army (NPA) militia unit surrendered to the military in Mauban town in Quezon province on Monday, March 28, police said Tuesday.

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Quezon police reported Wednesday that the alleged members of NPA’s people’s militia (milisya ng bayan), identified as Angelito Aresna, 57; Rudy Zilot, 48; Merlito Aresna, 33; Alex Lorica, 31; Marlo Aresna, 31; Rose Ann Saavedra, 30; and Rayner Saavedra, 29 – all residents of Barangay Sta Catalina in the neighboring town of Atimonan – voluntarily turned themselves in to the Army’s 59th Infantry Battalion (IB) based in Barangay (village) Lual Barrio.

According to police, Angelito is the father of Merlito and Marlo, while the Saavedras are siblings.

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The surrenderees are now under the custody of the 59th IB. They did not bring any firearms with them.

The former rebels were expected to receive financial and related assistance through the National Task Force for Ending Local Communist Armed Conflict.

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