CAMP GERONA, Murcia, Negros Occidental – Joint Elements of AFP/PNP conducted intensified law enforcement operations apprehended a certain Gaspar Davao y Mahilum a.k.a ALDONG, 55 years old, from Sitio Biernesan, Brgy Pinapugasan, Escalante City in the evening of June 9, 2020 at Brgy Caduhaan, Cadiz City.
The Joint AFP-PNP law enforcement operations composed of troops from 79th Infantry Battalion (79IB) and Cadiz City Police Station (Cadiz CPS) while conducting checkpoint operations noticed a suspicious passenger inside a passenger van for violating City Ordinance for not wearing of face mask.
While in the process of inspection, security personnel were able to notice that the said person tried to drew a hand grenade inside his bag prompting the security personnel to accost him.
Further search resulted to the confiscation of the following items; eight (8) cellular phones, one (1) cellular phone charger, five (5) pieces black ballpen, one (1) flashlight, one (1) sling bag, and other subversive documents.
The said person was immediately brought to the Cadiz City Police Station for proper investigation and filing of appropriate cases. Accordingly, the said person was positively identified as a member of Communist Terrorist Group operating in the area.
Gaspar Davao @ ALDONG is the Secretary of White Area Committe of North Negros Front and Secretary of Section Committee “TABACCO”. Gaspar is also the Finance Staff of North Negros Front.
It can be recalled that @ALDONG is the subject of the Search Warrant number No. 5951 for Violation of RA 10591, dated October 31, 2019 issued by Executive Judge Cecilyn Burgos-Villavert of RTC Brnch 89 Quezon City. However, the latter was able to escape during the implementation of said warrant.
Colonel Inocencio I Pasaporte, 303rd Infantry Brigade Commander lauded the efforts of the troops 79IB and Cadiz CPS that resulted to the apprehension of @ Aldong during the joint AFP-PNP checkpoint operations in the area.
“The AFP-PNP will continue to intensify its efforts to hunt down members of Communist NPA Terrorist in Negros to preempt their terroristic and extortions activities. Once again, we encourage our fellow Negrenses to cooperate with us through our Whole of Nation Approach in Ending the Local Communist Armed Conflict in the province”, Col Pasaporte added.