Six NPA rebels surrender in Eastern Mindanao


ZAMBOANGA CITY: THE military’s intensified community organ-izing and peace and order program in the southern Philippines finally yielded fruits after six communist rebels voluntarily returned to the fold of the law over the weekend.

Capt. Alberto Caber, a spokes-man for the Eastern Mindanao Command, said the rebels identified as Ramil Tun-an, Yonifin Ped-Ak, Rene Tun-an, Angelo Ped-Ak, Reynaldo Ped-ak; and Toto Guilay , also brought with them their firearms including a rifle, a shotgun, two pistols and two revolvers.

Battalion commander Lt. Col. Lynart Castisimo, said the rebels would be placed under the comprehensive local integration program to help them return to society.


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