By Arwen Pascua
MANILA — Another Communist Terrorist Group member who is wanted for the crime of frustrated murder falls in a successful law enforcement operation earlier this morning in Northern Samar.
Pablito Ancermo Laureano Jr. alyas “Nonoy/Noah” was arrested by personnel of 1st NSPMFC (lead) together with 43rd IB, PIT Northern Samar, and Lope de Vega Municipal Police Station at around 5:50 AM in Brgy. Curry, Lope de Vega, Northern Samar.
According to Philippine National Police OIC Police Lieutenant General Vicente D Danao Jr, Laureano is an identified CTG member under Front Committee 2, SRC Emporium, Sub-Regional Guerilla Unit (SRGU), Squad 2, Team 1 PSR Listed/DI Watchlisted/Top 6 Most Wanted Person of Lope de Vega MPS.
Lauriano is the subject of a Warrant of Arrest for Frustrated Murder issued by Hon. Alma Consuelo B.D. Esidera, Presiding Judge, RTC, 8th Judicial Region, Branch 20, Catarman Northern Samar with recommended bail of P200,000.
“I commend the efforts of our personnel for another accomplishment in line with the anti-insurgency campaign against communist terrorist group in the country. Sa ilalim ng bagong administrasyon ng ating bansa ay mas lalo pa nating paiigtingin ang ating mga ginagawang hakbang upang panatilihin ang kaayusan tungo sa isang progresibong pamayanan,” PLTGen Danao said.
The accused is now under the custody of 1st NSPMFC for proper disposition. (ai/mtvn)