CAMP SERVILLANO AQUINO, Tarlac City (DWDD) – A member of the New People’s Army (NPA) in the province of Kalinga voluntarily surrendered to the 50th Infantry Battalion (50IB) of the 5th Infantry Division, Philippine Army at 10:20 in the morning of January 8, 2018.
The former NPA member, Noel Omang Y Mamawag alias Incha, 22 years old, was accompanied by his parents and Barangay Chairman Andrew B Cos-ogon of Bagumbayan, Tabuk City, Kalinga when he surrendered to the NOLCOM troopers.
Alias Incha was designated as member of Squad Tres, MDC, KLG “BAGGAS”, Ilocos-Cordillera Regional Committee (ICRC) of the New People’s Army (NPA) operating in Kalinga and adjacent provinces. He is also listed as # 35 in the Periodic Status Report (PSR) for the 3rd Quarter of 2017.
With these positive developments, NOLCOM Commander, Lt Gen Emmanuel B Salamat AFP extended his gratitude to the parents, Philippine National Police and the Local Government Unit’s who supported and facilitated the surrender of the former NPA member. The collaborative efforts made by all stakeholders would finally lead the nation to achieve a lasting peace and attain a sustainable development. PIO NOLCOM / MCAG