PNP fetes 10 police operatives for capture of 42 NPA members

The Philippine National Police has bestowed the Medalya ng Kagalingan to 10 personnel of the PNP Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) today, December 2, during the Regular Monday Flag Raising Ceremony at the National Headquarters in Camp Rafael T. Crame, Quezon City.

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Officer-in-Charge of the PNP, PLtGen Archie Francisco F. Gamboa personally awarded the medal for the successful simultaneous implementation of search warrant on October 31 in Barangay 33, Bata, and Taculing in Bacolod City.

The operation has resulted in the arrest of 42 identified members of Komiteng Rehiyon-Negros, Cebu, Bohol and Siquijor (KR-NCBS.

In addition, there are 13 newly recruited minors have been rescued while undergoing combat-related training and indoctrination who were from different areas of Negros Occidental.

The awardees were:
– PCol Benliner L Capili
– PLtCol Anthony C Gantang
– PCMS Ramiro H Gocotano
– PSMS Rex T Himodo
– PSMS Alberto M Sombilon
– PSMS Jerome G Jambaro
– Pat Elmer N Toos
– Pat Eljhon P Dapitan
– Pat Neshijara H Beare
– Pat John Patrick R Evangelista

The operation also resulted in the confiscation of 32 assorted firearms, three fragmentation grenades, two 40 mm ammunition, and assorted ammunition. PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE