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3 CTG members surrender in Bulacan

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga — Three members of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) voluntarily surrendered to authorities in Bulacan on Saturday (July 15).

Based on the report of Col. Relly B. Arnedo, Bulacan provincial director to Brig. Gen. Jose Hidalgo Jr., regional director of the Police Regional Office-Central Luzon (PRO-3), identified the three communist terrorist group (CTG) members as Ka Brix, supply unit operation in Ifugao; Ka Irma, Political Instructor operating in Nueva Ecija, Rizal and Zambales; and Ka Jr.

Hidalgo said the three surrendered rebels also yielded one Uzi submachine gun, a caliber .9mm, two magazines, five live ammunition, one hand grenade, and one rifle grenade with a bullet trap.

He urged other rebels to return to the fold of the law and avail of government assistance.

“We encourage other members of the CTGs to return to the folds of the law, go back to their communities, and have renewed lives,” Hidalgo said in a statement. (UnliNews Online)

Manny D. Balbin
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Emmanuel "Manny" Dineros Balbin, founder and editor-in-chief of UNLINEWS ONLINE and UNLINEWS Digital Newspaper, is a former seminarian of Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI) in Notre Dame University Seminary in Cotabato City. Graduated college with Philosophy and Political Science courses at the University of Santo Tomas, Legazpi City. A former Journal Group of Publication (People's Journal, People's Tonight, Taliba & Women's Journal) staffer for 17 years. Before, he simultaneously contributed news articles to 3 local newspapers in Bulacan (NewsCore, MetroNews & NewsWatcher). He is the founder and the former editor-in-chief of RONDA Balita, both in weekly newspaper and online news. A former Kabayan provincial reporter, 2010 Bulacan election correspondent by Rappler and presently, a stringer of Philippine News Agency (PNA) Bulacan.


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