NPA leader in Abra surrenders
by Bradley de Leon
Baguio City (18 June) -- A high ranking official of the New People's Army in Abra surrendered to the Cordillera Police Intelligence Group after a negotiation.
Cordillera Regional Director Chief Supt. Orlando Pestaņo identified the NPA officer as Corpus Saboy alias Ka Lander who is one of the officers of Kilusang Laragan Guerilla North East operating in Malibcong, Tineg, Lagangilang and San Juan in province of Abra.
According to Pestano, Saboy is in the 11th position in the order of battle of Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police.
Saboy surrendered after a negotiation headed by Abra Governor Eustaquio Bersamin and is now under debriefing and tactical interrogation of Abra provincial police. (PIA) [top]