AFP captures Communist NPA Terrorist with high-powered firearm in Ifugao

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Joint elements of the 54th, 69th and 71st Infantry Battalions and 73rd Military Intelligence Company captured a Communist NPA Terrorist (CNT) after a successful intelligence operation in Sitio Dilan, Brgy Namal, Asipulo, Ifugao on Thursday, June 16, 2022.

The captured CNT was identified as certain Edward Gamiao Jr also known as ‘Alvin’ and ‘Daniel’- who was listed in PSR in 2021 and since then he was being closely monitored by the government’s intelligence operatives.

Along with him was a M16 rifle with a loaded magazine, and an identification card of certain Avelyn Bonuan, the Front Secretary of Kilusang Larangang Gerilya ‘AMPIS’ of the CNT’s Ilocos-Cordillera Regional Committee.

The captured CNT along with his firearm and other items was brought to the 54IB headquarters in Sitio Ibulao, Brgy. Baguinge in Kiangan, Ifugao for proper disposition. — AFP

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