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NPA ‘amazona’ eludes arrest in Quezon

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 06:25 PM November 21, 2022
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LUCENA CITY — A wanted New People’s Army (NPA) rebel “amazona” (female warrior) escaped government forces in Lucban town in Quezon province on Sunday, November 20, authorities said.

The Quezon police reported that a police team went to the village of Piis on Sunday morning to serve a warrant of arrest against Janice Javier.

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However, the target was alerted and managed to escape along with her two unidentified comrades.

During the hot pursuit, the police found a sack containing four rifle grenades, bomb-making components, and personal belongings left behind by Javier.

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The amazona, tagged as an official of the communist insurgents operating in the Calabarzon region, is facing charges of violation of the Firearms and Ammunition Regulations Act and Anti-Explosives Law with no bail recommended.

The government forces have since been conducting hot pursuit operations. INQ

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