BISLIG CITY, Surigao del Sur- Camp Jaime N Ferrer Sr, Brgy Maharlika, Bislig City (Stn) – A Member of Militia ng Bayan surrendered voluntarily surrendered to the 75th Infantry (MARAUDER) Battalion, Philippine Army through the joint efforts of Bravo Company and Battalion Intel Operatives under the supervision of LTC JAIME R DATUIN INF (GSC) PA, Commanding Officer, 75IB on September 2, 2019 at 8 o’ clock in the morning.
The surrenderee was identified as Romy Paquito Dela Serna aka Salvador, a Former Tack-in member of Team Abe, Squad 1, Platoon 1 of Weaken Guerrilla Front 14, North Eastern Mindanao Committee with one (1) calibre .45 pistol and with live ammunition.
In his statement, aka Salvador said that he left the group due to the continuous massive military operations, tired of running away of it, discrimination among the group and feared to be killed with nothing. “Dina na gusto nga muabot pa ang panahon na gumikan sa kasuko sa komindad, ako mapatay sa walay kapuslanan kay ang mga sibilyan wala nay simpatiya sa kalihukan, mao nga ni balik ko sa panggamahan sa gobyerno.”
With this LTC JAIME R DATUIN INF (GSC) PA, Commanding Officer of 75IB said “once again, I am calling the remaining Communist New Peoples’ Army to surrender and grab the opportunity to live a normal life with their family and the benefits from the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program of the government for the Former Rebels”, Datuin ended.
Cpt Edwin Leo Francisco
CMO Officer, 75IB, 4ID, PA
Bislig City, Surgao del Sur