NPA member yields

A MEMBER of New People’s Army surrendered to soldiers in Sitio Milyong, Barangay Sto. Nino, Talaingod  in Davao del Norte on Tuesday.

Capt. Rhyan Batchar, spokesperson of 10th Infantry Division, identified the rebel only as alias Kid, 34, a member of SDG Platoon, Guerilla Front 35 of the Southern Mindanao.

He also surrendered his .45 caliber pistol.

In his narration, he was 17 years old when recruited to join the NPA in May 1999 in Talaingod, Davao del Norte. For now,he is currently undergoing interview at the headquarters of 68th IB in Talaingod.

He will then be enrolled into the comprehensive local integration program of the local government.

Maj. Gen. Rafael Valencia, the division commander, said the government is actually giving the members of the NPA a chance to return to their family and live normal lives in their community.

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