7 Former Militia ng Bayan surrender in Cordillera
Camp Major Bado Dangwa, La Trinidad Benguet- (May 13, 2021) – A former activist and a Militia ng Bayan (MB) from Mountain Province, and an MB listed in the Periodic Status Report on the Threat Groups (PSRTG) together with four (4) other MBs from Kalinga voluntarily surrendered to PROCOR authorities on May 11 and May 13.
Citing reports reaching the Regional Director, PBGEN RONALD O LEE reveals that alias “Del”, 30 of Natonin, Mt Province was a former Bayan Muna member and a KLG Marco member under the Leonardo Pacsi Command while alias “Rilon”, 51 listed as PSRTG and four (4) other MBs from Tabuk City, Kalinga were former members of KLG Baggas.
After series of negotiations, the strengthened joint effort of PNP Cordillera and partners from the Philippine Army, the seven (7) MBs finally returned to the fold of the law.
“Del” is now under the custody of Natonin MPS while the other six (6) are under the custody of Tabuk City.
As they return into the mainstream society, the government’s Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP) will help them to start a new life. (PROCOR-PIO)