A RANKING New People’s Army (NPA) rebel leader in Palawan and one of his henchmen surrendered to government security forces that were sent out to arrest them on Tuesday in a remote village in the said province, police reports said on Thursday.
Reports sent to Camp Crame by the Palawan Provincial Police Office on Thursday identified the NPA rebels as Jenesis del Valle aliases of “Pitoy”, “Jayser” and “Baking Iskwadlider” and Vice Cyrus.
The reports said del Valle ‘surrendered’ to arresting team at around 4 pm last Tuesday at Barangay Magara in Roxas town Palawan.
The arresting team was composed of members of the Roxas Municipal Police Office, Police Regional Intelligence Unit and Palawan Provincial Police Office, the report said.
The reports said that del Valle, a member of the KSPN-North Pilipinas, and his companion are now under the custody of the Palawan Provincial Police Office for proper investigation and appropriate filing of charges. ANTHONY VARGAS