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Suspected NPA official arrested in Negros

/ 02:16 PM February 08, 2017

An alleged high-ranking regional officer of the New People’s Army has been arrested by authorities in Negros Occidental on Tuesday night, the military said.

Joint police and military team apprehended Rowena Navaro Quilop, alias Jhea, past 6 p.m. in San Juan Street, Brgy. 10 in Bacolod City, Lt. Col. Erickson Rosana, public affairs of Army’s 3rd Infantry Division, said on Wednesday.

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Quilop is reportedly the deputy secretary of the Regional Finance Bureau of the Komiteng Rehiyonal – Negros.

The suspected communist rebel, who was facing murder charges, was brought to Negros Occidental Provincial Police Office. JE

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