CABANATUAN City -- A ranking leader of the New People’s Army surrendered to authorities here on Saturday, bringing with him his personal weapon and several bullets.
Acting provincial police director Senior Supt. identified the rebel leader as Leon Victor Z. Rosete Allan Halop alias Tamas, of Guadalupe, Esperanza, Agusan del Sur.
Halop was tagged as a squad leader of Segunda Group operating in Nueva Ecija, Aurora and other parts of the Caraballo mountain areas.
Halop’s surrender to the Nueva Ecija provincial police 1st provincial mobile force company headed by Supt. Alexander C. Aurelio on Saturday t was facilitated by the Philippine Army’s Community Support Program team stationed in Bgy. Pesa, Bongabon under the Cpl. Emmanuel Siblag and his superior 2Lt. Jonemar Suarez.