4ID nabs CTG leader, member in Caraga

CAMP EVANGELISTA, PATAG, CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The 4th Infantry Division intensified its campaign against the remnants of the Communist Terrorist Group (CTG) leadership in Northern Mindanao and Caraga regions, as it nabbed another leader in a successful law enforcement operations on Monday, April 11.

Joint elements of 402nd Infantry Brigade and the Regional Intelligence Division – Police Regional Office 13 (RID-PRO13) apprehended a certain Julieta Galario Gerondio by virtue of a multiple Warrants of Arrest issued by the RTC, Branch 7, Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur at Sitio Maitum, Brgy Langkilaan, Trento, Agusan Del Sur. Gerondio is the Secretary and Finance Officer of the Sub-Regional Committee 3 under the North Central Mindanao Regional Committee (NCMRC).

Another joint law enforcement operations by the 30th Infantry Battalion, 36th Infantry Battalion and the Placer Municipal Police Station led to the arrest of Jemalyn Calinawan at her residence in Purok 3, Brgy Adlay, Carrascal, Surigao del Sur, on Thursday, April 7 by virtue of a Warrant of Arrest for Multiple Frustrated Murder issued by the 10th RTC, Branch 30, Surigao City. Calinawan is a member of CTG operating in Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur provinces.

In his statement, Maj. Gen. Wilbur C. Mamawag, 4ID Commander, stated that the recent fall of CTG leaders manifest the government’s commitment to really run after the remnants of CTG leadership, especially those responsible for the extortion activities that victimize the local businessmen.

“We will push harder with our campaign to end this insurgency before PRRD’s term ends. Our election duties will not hamper us from achieving this goal,” MGen Mamawag said.

It can be recalled that on April 10, a successful joint law enforcement operation of PRO10 and 4ID’s Task Force Oro led to the arrest of a high-ranking CTG leader, Aldeem A. Yañez, at the Urban Poor Village, Brgy Iponan, this city.

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