LEGAZPI CITY: A high official of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Bicol assigned as leader of the Special Partisan Unit (Sparu), a liquidation squad of the rebel group, was arrested by members of the San Jacinto Municipal Police Station inside her rented room at the Aldrich Lodging House along Altarejos St. in front of the SJMPS, Barangay District 3, San Jacinto, Masbate, Saturday afternoon..
Chief Supt. Victor P. Deona, Bicol regional police director, identified the female Sparu commander as Yvhonie Victor, alias Kumander Pinang, 32 and single, whose operation is based at Burias island and a resident of Barangay Amotag, Aroroy, Masbate.
Deona on Sunday said the suspect was apprehended at about 4:00 p.m. after authorities became suspicious of her actuation when they accompanied her to the Rural Health Unit of San Jacinto after complaining of stomach trouble while inside the lodging house.
Earlier, the the woman rebel introduced herself as a member of the Philippine National Police, driving the lodging house owner to suspicion and she told the police assigned in the area about her concern.
The police immediately proceeded to the lodging house where Victor claimed she had a stomach trouble so they brought her to the RHU where they found her lying about her actual condition.
They decided to return to the lodging house where they found the suspect’s camouflage uniform and other belongings of the suspect.
On their investigation, the police found out that Victor is a Sparu commander.
They immediately brought the suspect to the police station for further interrogation on her purpose and why she pretended to be a police officer. PNA