Camp Col Romeo A Abendan, Zamboanga City - An active member of the New People’s Army (NPA) operating in the municipality of Midsalip, Zamboanga del Sur voluntarily surrendered to the Zamboanga del Sur Police Provincial Office (ZSPPO) in Camp Abelon, Rizal Ave, Lumbia District, Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur at about 2:15 PM, April 16, 2020.
PBGEN Froilan F Quidilla, PRO9 Regional Director, identified the NPA member as Jimboy Adlit Y Malariman alias Bernie, legal age, a resident of a resident of Purok 1, Brgy. Balonai, Midsalip, Zamboanga del Sur and an active member of the NPA’s unit MRGU Squad 2 based at Sitio Gusahan, Brgy. Canipay Sur, Midsalip, Zamboanga del Sur.
Jimboy Adlit alias Bernie also surrendered one Colt M16 rifle with a magazine containing eight live ammunitions. He is now under the custody of Zamboanga del Sur Mobile Force Company for custodial debriefing.
The surrender was made possible through local peace engagement of the Local Government Unit of Midsalip, Zamboanga del Sur Leon headed by Mayor Elmer M Soronio; PCPT Alexis M Bahunsua, Chief of Police of Midsalip MPS; and personnel from Zamboanga del Sur Police Provincial Office (ZSPPO); 53rd Infantry Battalion of Phil Army;PAF and representative form NICA Regional Office 9 in line with the guidelines Task Force ELCAC as mandated in the E.O. 70.
Jimboy Adlit alias Bernie will be enrolled in the Government’s Enhance Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP) and will be receiving a reintegration assistance, immediate assistance, livelihood assistance, and access to government services and medical assistance.
PBGEN Froilan F Quidilla encouraged the remaining active members of the NPA in the region to lay down their arms and return to the folds of the law. They will receive help and support from the government thru the Task Force -ELCAC.”