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Wanted CNT arrested in Kananga, Leyte

June 20, 2018

CAMP LUKBAN, Catbalogan City – A joint Law Enforcement Operation of 78th Infantry (Warrior) Battalion and the Kananga Municipal Police conducted on June 13, 2018 resulted in the arrest of a wanted member of the CPP-NPA Terrorist in Kananga, Leyte.

Ronnie Japag y LlosaLt. Col. Danilo I. Dupiag, Battalion Commander of 78IB identified the CNT as Ronnie Japag y Llosa, 30 yrs. old, a member of the Special Operations Group, Front Committee Leyte “LEVOX” operating in the areas of Carigara, Capoocan, Barugo, Tunga and Kananga all of Leyte Province. He was arrested inside his residence in Brgy. Mahawan, Kananga, Leyte. Llosa was responsible for the death of PFC Alvie F. Felix and SSg Aldie Pama. A warrant of arrest had been issued against the suspect for frustrated murder issued by the Regional Trial Court of Carigara.

The arrested CNT was turned over by the arresting team to the custody of Kananga Municipal Police Station for booking procedure and proper disposition.

Maj. Gen. Raul M. Farnacio, Commander, 8ID lauded the troops for a job well done and urged the CNTs to return to the fold of the law and take advantage of the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program of the government in order to live peacefully and to be of help again to the government for the development of Eastern Visayas.