Suspected NPA leader falls

first_imgBY DOMINIQUE GABRIEL BAÑAGABACOLOD City – A suspected New People’s Army (NPA) leader from Negros Occidental was arrested after police tracked down his whereabouts at Manggahan Dos, Barangay Merville, Parañaque City. Authorities identified the alleged insurgent as 36-year-old Roger Lumanog, a native of Barangay Camindangan in Negros Occidental’s Sipalay City. The Intelligence Unit of the Southern Police District in coordination with the elements of Sipalay City police station staged Lumanog’s apprehension on June 3 on the strength of an arrest warrant issued by Judge Rodney Magbanua of Regional Trial Court Branch 61 in Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental.Lumanog was believed to be the primary suspect in the murder of a former NPA insurgent, who surrendered to the government.The suspect was turned over to the Jail facility of Taguig City police station for temporary custody prior to his eventual transfer to Kabankalan City, where he would face trial for the murder./PN The Sipalay City police said Lumanog served as a liaison officer of NPA’s South Western Front-Negros.last_img

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