Pampanga cops nab alleged CPP-NPA finance exec
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO––The police in Mabalacat City on Thursday, April 14, reported the arrest of the supposed acting secretary of the national finance committee of the Communist Party of the Philippines and its New People’s Army in Central Luzon.
Evelyn Muñoz was held for murder and two other violations based on the warrant issued by Judge Francis William Espinola of Branch 68 in Camiling town in Tarlac, the Mabalacat police said in a report posted on social media.
Muñoz was arrested around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, with two women identified only by their aliases, Erlin and Marga, in Barangay Mawaque in Mabalacat City and detained at the police jail. It was not known if they contacted a legal counsel.
Identified as CTG [communist terrorist group] personalities, the three women also faced charges for violating Presidential Decree 1829 (Penalizing obstruction of apprehension and prosecution of criminal offenders) and Article 178 (use of the fictitious name) of the Revised Penal Code.
Lt. Col. Heryl Bruno, city police chief, said the arrest was done under Oplan Pagtugis, which involved 17 police, Army, and Air Force units.
The police reported confiscating from the suspects a .45 caliber, magazine and bullets, identification cards, 26 mobile phones, three laptops, documents, and about P400,000 in cash.
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