Another ranking NPA leader arrested PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 07 June 2015 14:33

Joint police and military operatives have arrested another ranking New People’s Army (NPA) leader during operations at Saint Rose Village, Barangay Sta. Rosa 1, Noveleta town, Cavite Friday.

Senior Superintendent Jonnel Estomo, Cavite Provincial Police Office director, identified the arrested rebel as Billy Santiago, husband of Andrea Rosal, the daughter of the late Ka Roger Rosal, one of the NPA’s ranking and revered leaders.

Santiago is also the commanding officer of the NPA’s ROC Southern Tagalog Regional Party Committee and concurrent member of Squad 8, SPN Bagong Silang, SRMA-GU1, STRPC which operates in Laguna and Quezon province.

Santiago was arrested at 3 p.m. based on the virtue of the arrest warrants for for kidnapping and murder issued by Regional Trial Court Branch 64, of Mauban, Quezon.

The suspect is now in the custody of the Cavite Provincial Police Office.