CPP-NPA official nabbed in Negros

TILING, Cauayan, Negros Occidental – The 15 th Infantry (Molave Warrior) Battalion thru the joint law enforcement operation with the PNP of Sipalay captured a CPP-NPA official on October 04, 2018.

Through the combined efforts of the Philippine Army and PNP, a certain Joebert “Allan” Herrera, 36 years old, married and a resident of Barangay Camindangan, Sipalay City was apprehended at around 4 P.M. Herrera is a Platoon Leader of the CPP-NPA’s Southwest Front (SWF) According to Police records, said terrorist has two (2) standing warrant of arrest for crimes of; Murder with Criminal Case No. 2012-5773 issued by RTC Branch 61 of Kabankalan City; Multiple Frustrated Murder with Criminal Case No. 2012-5719 also issued by RTC Branch 61 of Kabankalan City; and Arson which has yet to be found, as of this writing.

LTC Patricio S Tomales, Commanding Officer of 15IB, said “The successful operation was made possible through the coordination between law enforcement agencies and the cooperation of the people in the area who were fed up of the atrocities perpetrated by the CPP-NPA Terrorist”.

Tomales added that “In coordination with the police, there will be more arrests here in Negros. With the active help of the local populace, the CPP-NPA Terrorist will be suppressed and defeated. The 15IB will continue with its counter-terrorist operations to ensure the safety and security of the people in its area of responsibility and to attain the aspired peace and security in Negros Island.”###

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