Another UP grad&turned NPA surrenders to military


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FORT MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija – A graduate of College of the Philippines, Diliman who joined the New Individuals's Army (NPA) in April 2022 surrendered to the local Military troops after fleeing from an encounter in Asipulo, Ifugao on Might 30."With the help and kindness of the Army troops, I used to be rescued from an encounter within the hinterlands of Ifugao," stated Iego Ma. Emannuel J. Tan, 28, also referred to as Bagins in the communist group. Tan was a member of UP Anakbayan in 2012 and received his Bachelor of Science degree on Group Improvement from UP Diliman in 2016. He is additionally an lively member of Involved Artists of the Philippines since 2019. In his signed affidavit, Tan opted to remain beneath the custody of the Philippine Army for his protection towards the NPA menace to his life. "We're presently offering applicable safety assistance to Emman (nickname of Tan) as requested," stated Brig. Gen. Krisnamurti Mortela, the 702nd Brigade Commander who facilitated the rescue of Tan. "He's aware of his wrongdoings based mostly on his affidavit, and our authorized unit are following the legal process in dealing with his case on this matter." Based mostly on obtainable knowledge, a total of 18 college students or graduates from UP who joined the NPA have been killed in armed encounters with government security forces as of February 2022.In the meantime, the Cordillera police stated authorities found the stays of Renato Guinez, also referred to as “Siway”, and “Jeffrey”, a member of the weakened guerilla entrance Ampis following the encounter on Might 23 and 24 in Asipulo, Ifugao.NPA is an armed wing of the Communist Celebration of the Philippines (CPP) listed as a terrorist organization by the USA, the European Union, the UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the Philippines.The Anti-Terrorism Council additionally identified the National Democratic Entrance (NDF) as a terrorist group on June 23, 2021, citing it as “an integral and inseparable half” of the CPP-NPA that was created in April 1973. (Liza Agoot/PR)