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NPA’s top officer in Negros arrested in Bacolod

negrosThe joint elements of AFP and PNP Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) arrested Rowena Navarro-Quilop alias “Jhea” the Deputy Secretary of the Regional Finance Bureau of Komite ng Rehiyong-Negros yesterday, February 7, 2017, in Bacolod City.

 

Navarro has a standing warrant of arrest for murder issued by Regional Trial Court (RTC) 6th Judicial Region, Branch 60, Cadiz City, Negros Occidental.

 

Lieutenant ColonelE rickson Rosana, Public Affairs Officer of Army’s 3rd Infantry Division revealed that Quilop was brought to Negros Occidental Provincial Police Office for booking and documentation.

 

This is the first arrest of an alleged NPA member in Negros Island Region (NIR) following the declaration of President Rodrigo Duterte that he will not proceed with the peace talks with the communist rebels a few days ago.

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