Dispirited NPA Terrorists mooching in the areas of South Cotabato and Sarangani Provinces surrendered after a series of focused military and police operations to combined members of 1204th Mobile Force Company and 27th Infantry Batallion last 23 November 2018 at Barangay Nalus, Kiamba, Sarangani Province.
Deeply demoralized by the relentless pursuit operations conducted by government forces and a sucessfull raid on their safe hub at Sitio Blo-lahak, Barangay Klobe, Lake Sebu, South Cotabato last November 17, five (5) members of said armed group surrendered bringing with them two (2) M14 Rifles, one (1) Garand Rifle,one (1) M79 grenade launcher, three (3) hand grenades and two (2) 40mm ammunitions.
“These series of success greatly show the degrading state of morale of the NPA Terrorists and strongly prove the untiring commitment of the government forces in keeping it’s communities from violent ideologies.” Lieutenant Colonel Jones Otida, 27IB Commander said.
On the other hand, Brigadier General Roberto Ancan, 1002nd Brigade Commander also said, “Let these successes inspire those who still bear arms on waiving their abyssmal struggle of rising through violent acts and to champion progress through peaceful collaborations.”