NPA rebel surrenders, another arrested
by RG Alama
Davao City (7 October) -- A New People's Army Amazon voluntarily surrendered to the 27th Infantry Battalion at Barangay Lasak, Columbio in Sultan Kudarat province.
Marilou Gerbacio alyas Jennifer/Jenjen/Templa a medic of the Guerilla Front-76 of the Far South Mindanao Region presented herself last October 05 at the Army camp, her voluntary surrender was facilitated by the community leaders of where she resided. The 19-year old Amazon is under custodial debriefing at the headquarters of the 27th IB under Lt Col. Joshua Santiago at Barangay Kablon, Tupi, South Cotabato Province.
Meanwhile also last October 5, the Joint Task Force Gensan and the General Santos City Police Office apprehended a certain Mercy Maghinay alyas Genevieve, 29 years old married and a native of San Miguel, Zamboanga del Sur.
Mahinay was arrested by a virtue of a warrant of arrests issued by Judge Ruben Cagas of the RTC-XII with four cases of frustrated murder and damage to property. No bail was recommended.
The subject is the Secretary of the Special Sector Committee (SSC), Western Mindanao Region of the CPP/NPA/NDF (Communist Party of the Philippines/New Peoples Army/National Democratic Front.) (PIO EMC/PIA) [top]