COLUMBIO, Sultan Kudarat — Municipal Councilor Datu Zahir Mamalinta here commended the efforts of the PNP troops that resulted in the surrender of a member of the New People’s Army (NPA) operating in the four provinces of Central Mindanao region today.
Reports reaching The Mindanao Desk of the DIYARYO MILENYO, it said that a certain Biboy Catalino, 25, a resident of Barangay Telafas of Columbio town and a member of the Guerilla Front 72 of the Far South Mindanao Region (FMSR) surrendered today around 10:45 AM.
The said NPA member is operating in the provinces of Sultan Kudarat, South Cotabato, Davao Del Sur, and North Cotabato.
Councilor Mamalinta said the surrender of the said NPA member was made possible through the efforts and assistance of the troops from Columbio MPS, led by Captain Arnel Legada, 1202nd Maneuver Company Regional Mobile Force Battalion XII, under the supervision of Company Commander PCapt Maynard Macusi, personnel from 2nd Maneuver Platoon Sultan Kudarat Provincial Mobile Force Company, under the supervision of Platoon Commander PLt Isidro Escobar, personnel from the 43rd Special Action Company 4th Special Action Battalion, under the supervision of PCapt Amado Espina, personnel from the Charlie Company 39IB PA under the supervision of Lt Hercules Marabe and other supporting elements. (Rashid RH. Bajo via DM-Mindanao Desk/Photo credit to Councilor Datu Zahir Mamalinta)