Wounded NPA Guerrilla rescued by Army Troops

by Warren Ryan Revoltar

A medical team from 38th Infantry (WE CLEAR) Battalion saved the life of a wounded rebel after he was captured by the troops in Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat, on December 31, 2020.

The Captured {Communist [New People’s Army (NPA)] Terrorist} CNT rebel identified as Elmer Lasib alias ‘Billy’ Ka Bodo also known as ‘Ka Bogs,’ a former Commanding Officer of Front West Musa.

Troops captured Lasib while they are scouring Sitio Upper Compac in Barangay Batang Baglas in the said town at 3:45 pm, hours before New Year’s celebration.

Accordingly, the said personality was now in a stable condition after he was given first aid by the army medical team.

Meanwhile, another suspected CTG was apprehended by the barangay officials of Brgy. Wasag in Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat, on December 30, 2020. The said personality identified as Jomary Bemeh Kamsa, the residence of Barangay Lemomay in T’boli, South Cotabato, violated the curfew in the said barangay.

Officials of the barangay turned-over the alleged CTG to the headquarters of 38th IB for proper documentation.

Major General Juvymax R. Uy, Commander of 6th Infantry (KAMPILAN) Division and Joint Task Force Central, called on the remaining CNT members to lay down their arms and live peaceful and normal lives to avoid the unnecessary waste of lives.

“Those who will persist in deterring peace, we will continue to pursue you, and we will use all government forces to run after you” Maj. Gen. Uy said. — Philippine Army

You may also like