Alleged NPA leader arrested in Cebu City

Benjie B. Talisic 07/06/2018

  Operatives from Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) arrested a former commander of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Barangay Kasambagan, Cebu City on Friday morning (July 6). Eduardo Sacamay, 63, was arrested for two pending cases…

NPA slammed for strafing Guihulngan brgy chief’s house

Benjie B. Talisic 06/17/2018

The Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command (AFP Centcom) has criticized the New People’s Army for strafing the house of a barangay captain of Barangay Humay Humay, Guihulngan, Negros Oriental last June 12, which led to…

One of NPA suspects hails from Mandaue

Norman V. Mendoza 03/07/2018

ONE of the Negros 6 arrested in Mabinay, Negros Oriental was confirmed to be from Sitio Lapyahan, Barangay Labogon, Mandaue City. Carlo Villamor Ybañez, 20, was born in Barangay Labogon and is the youngest of four siblings.…

UP CEBU GRAD, 5 OTHERS CAPTURED IN NEGROS

Benjie Talisic, Carla Gomez, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/03/2018

SUSPECTED NPA REBELS Six suspected communist rebels — among them a young graduate of the University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu and two minors — were captured following an encounter with government troopers in Mabinay town, Negros…

6 alleged NPA rebels arrested after military encounter in Negros Oriental

Benjie B. Talisic, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, King Anthony Perez 03/03/2018

MABINAY, NEGROS ORIENTAL- Military forces captured six alleged New People’s Army (NPA) members after a firefight ensued between the military and the rebels in Barangay Luyang, Mabinay town, Negros Oriental, at 2 a.m., Saturday. Recovered from the…

Suspected NPA rebel nabbed in Dumanjug town

Benjie Talisic 12/27/2017

AN alleged member of the New People’s Army (NPA) was collared by police on the afternoon of December 24 in Barangay Poblacion, Dumanjug town, southern Cebu . The suspect was identified as Jonathan Lacadman, 26, and a…

‘Lumad’ teacher tagged as NPA rebel freed from jail

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Inquirer.net 12/15/2017

A SCHOOL teacher in a lumad (indigenous peoples) community in southern Mindanao was recently released from jail after a trial court in Compostela Valley province dismissed the double murder and frustrated murder filed against her. Amelia Pond,…

Centcom monitoring NPA rebels

Nestle L. Semilla 12/06/2017

  The military’s Central Command has stepped up its monitoring of communist New People’s Army (NPA) rebels even if they have yet to receive President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to go after them. Centcom spokesperson Col. Medel Aguilar…

Security up for Sinulog; military targets NPA rebs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/23/2017

SECURITY remains stringent for next year’s annual Sinulog celebration in Cebu City despite the stable peace and order climate in Cebu, Bohol province and most parts of Central Visayas. Both the military’s Central Command (Centcom) and the…

Fr. Tan remains active with the NPA — Aguilar

Nestle L. Semilla 11/14/2017

Fr. Rustico Tan, who was arrested in Santander town on Thursday, remains to be an active member of the New People’s Army (NPA). Col. Medel Aguilar, spokesperson of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command (Centcom),…

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