BUENAVISTA, Agusan del Norte – Two (2) dismayed ranking members of CPP-NPA Terrorist belonging to Guerilla Front 34, South Mindanao Regional Committee (SMRC), surrendered to 23rd Infantry (Masigasig) Battalion last April 26, 2019.
The surrenderors were identified as Arkie Dalasay Torres @ ROY (Vice Team Leader), 44 years old and Henry Liaban Anlogmas @RENJAY (Member), 26 years old bringing along with them one (1) Cal .45 pistol, one (1) .9mm KG-9 (submachine gun) with Magazines and live ammunitions.
Lt Col Francisco L Molina Jr , the Commander of 23IB said, “We welcome their surrender, it’s the best decision they have made for themselves and their families. They will be enrolled in the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP) for their benefits.” To the remaining members of the CNTs, we encourage you to abandon the armed struggle and go back to the folds of the govemment. We are always open to help you. The senseless ideology of the CPP-NPA will not solve your problem, let us work together to end insurgency and live a peaceful and meaningful life.” Lt Col Molina added.