Gov’t forces arrest NPA rebel in Surigao Sur


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BUTUAN CITY – Government forces nabbed a New Individuals’s Military (NPA) insurgent concerned within the attack of Military troopers seven years in the past, the Police Regional Office within the Caraga Region (PRO-13) stated Wednesday.Maj. Dorothy Tumulak, PRO-13 info officer, identified the suspect as Jossinael Rosa Intano, 59, of Lianga municipality, Surigao del Sur.“Intano was arrested by the joint operatives from the Regional Cellular Drive Battalion, the 3rd Special Forces Battalion of the Army, and the native police of Lianga on Monday (June 6),” Tumulak stated in an interview.Intano was arrested in his home by virtue of an arrest warrant for multiple tried homicide issued by the Regional Trial Courtroom Branch 7 in Bayugan Metropolis, Agusan del Sur, she stated.Intano is listed as a “precedence goal” of PRO-13.Tumulak stated the suspect is identified as among the NPA rebels who attacked and ambushed the troops of the Philippine Military in November 2015 in Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur.The Communist Social gathering of the Philippines-NPA is listed as a terrorist group by america, the European Union, the UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the Philippines.The Nationwide Democratic Entrance has been formally designated as a terrorist group by the Anti-Terrorism Council on June 23, 2021, citing it as “an integral and inseparable half” of the CPP-NPA created in April 1973. (PNA)