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NPAs burn P20 million worth heavy equipment in South Cotabato

SOUTH COTABATO --- Communist rebels set on fire more than P20 million worth of construction equipment in the hinterland Tiboli town Monday.

The Gemma Construction Company lost a backhoe, a payloader and a dump truck in the incident.

The South Cotabato provincial police said a group from the Far South Mindanao Region unit of the New People’s Army was behind the arson attack.

Workers were busy gathering sand and gravel in a quarry in Barangay Edwards in Tiboli when the NPAs arrived, herded them at one spot and burned the equipment using gasoline.


Drug dealer in hinterland Alamada town arrested

COTABATO CITY --- The fifth from among ten most wanted shabu dealers in North Cotabato province fell in an entrapment operation Monday.

The 23-year-old Jonathan Cantomayor Valderama was arrested in the act of selling shabu to non-uniformed policemen and personnel of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-12 during a sting on Sunday morning at Sitio Bao in Barangay Kitob in Alamada, North Cotabato.

He is now in the custody of the Alamada municipal police, to be charged with violation of Republic Act 9165, or Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.


TESDA-12 to train ex-Reds on income generating projects

KORONADAL CITY - Forty-five former New Peoples' Army (NPA) rebels in South Cotabato are set to undergo skills training under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) programs as part of the national government’s enhanced reintegration program.

During a program in Barangay Ned, Lake Sebu, members of Militia ng Bayan (MB) and members of the Under Ground Mass Organization (UGMO) rejected communist ideology and return to the folds of the law as the government continues its efforts to end the insurgency in the country amid the pandemic COVID-19.


NPA official, two followers arrested in North Cotabato

NORTH COTABATO --- A joint Army-police team arrested a senior official of the New People’s Army and two followers in Matalam town Tuesday.

Cirilo Amit, an NPA finance officer in North Cotabato province, and two companions, Alex Zurita and Roberto Aspura, are now in the custody of the Matalam municipal police.

They were cornered in Barangay Alemodian in Matalam, North Cotabato by combined personnel of the local police and the Army’s 90th Infantry Battalion under the 602nd Brigade.


Paaralan sa NoCot, tinututukan ng PNP at Army dahil pugad daw ito ng mga maka-kaliwa

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Nagsumite na ng ulat ang pulisya sa Provincial-ELCAC o Ending Local Communist Armed Conflict hinggil sa estado ng pamunuan ng Mindanao Interfaith Services Foundation Incorporated o MISFI academy sa Barangay Kisante, Makilala, North Cotabato.

Ito ang sinabi sa Radyo Bida ni Makilala PNP chief Major Arniel Melocotones makatanggap ng ulat na umano’y may mga mag-aaral pa rin sa loob ng nasabing paaralan kahit kasagsagan ng community quarantine.


Another Army COVID-19 frontliner killed in Dawlah Islamiya attack

MAGUINDANAO --- Dawlah Islamiya bandits killed another Army anti-coronavirus frontliner in an attack in Radjah Buayan town late Tuesday.

The fatality, Pfc. Jerome Tahad of the Army’s 33rd Infantry Battalion, died on the spot from multiple bullet wounds.

He was returning to their command post in Barangay Zapakan in Rajah Buayan from a six-hour duty in a quarantine checkpoint nearby when Dawlah Islamiya gunmen shot him with assault rifles.

Tahad’s companions returned fire, forcing his killers to scamper away.


Dawlah gunmen harass soldiers in Datu Saudi, Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY --- Dawlah Islamiya bandits shot with assault rifles and anti-tank rockets two Army posts in Datu Saudi town in Maguindanao in separate attacks late Tuesday.

No one was reported hurt from among members of the Army’s 57th Infantry Battalion in the detachments in Barangays Elian and Salbo but the incidents triggered panic among villagers in farming enclaves nearby.

The Datu Saudi police and the Army’s 57th IB have confirmed that Dawlah Islamiya gunmen were responsible for the attacks.


GenSan drug raid dismantles drug den, arrests 6


Anti-narcotic operatives of PDEA ROXII - South Cotabato Provincial Office under Director Naravy D Duquiatan and PDEA ROXIII - Surigao Del Sur Provincial Office under Director Aileen T Lovitos, together with GSCPO Police Station 2 under PMaj Ananias P Vasquez arrested six drug personalities in a buy-bust operation which resulted in dismantling of a drug den on May 19, 2020, 2:00PM at Yu Village, Brgy. Apopong, General Santos City.


Lalaki, huli matapos magwala at magpaputok ng baril sa Makilala, North Cotabato

MAKILALA, North Cotabato - Inaresto ng mga pulis ang isang 26 anyos na drayber makaraang magpaputok ng baril alas 11:00 ng gabi nitong linggo sa Barangay Concepcion, Makilala, North Cotabato sa gitna ng krisis dulot ng COVID-19.

Sa ulat ng Makilala PNP, nakilala ang nahuli na si Jhonny Encabo Dela Cerna, 26 years old, isang driver at nakatira sa nasabing lugar.

Nagwala umano ang suspek saka pinaputok ang kanyang caliber 45 pistol malapit sa kanilang tahanan dahilan para magpanic ang kanilang kapit-bahay.


32 curfew violators, nabbed in Koronadal and South Cotabato

KORONADAL CITY – South Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat Police Stations are preparing cases against 32 persons who were caught violating the implementation of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) protocols in the whole region.



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