A 40-year old leftist voluntarily surrendered to the PNP authorities in Pamplona, Cagayan today, May 24, 2022.
Joint personnel of Claveria PS led by PMAJ KRISMAR ANGELO P CASILANA, COP (Lead Unit) together with 2nd PMFC facilitated the voluntary surrender of “Jodi” not her real name), a resident of Brgy Bagu,Pamplona,Cagayan was confirmed to be an AnakPawis/Kagimungan member (White Area Committee).
“Jodi” revealed that sometime in 2016, she was personally recruited by Marilou Barrientos, President of Anak Pawis in Brgy. Bagu, Pamplona, Cagayan together with Emy Biscaro @Lyka/MIMI, Vice-Chairman of Amihan-Cagayan Treasurer. Through their good thoughts and promises to help her in their problem about their land dispute, she was convinced to join the group.
In the year 2017, Jodi attended a meeting with Anak-Pawis members at the house of Marilou Barrientos presided by Emy Biscaro @Lyka/Mimi. Further, she participated once in a protest rally held in front of the offices of the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan.
The surrender of “Jodi” is a result of the continuous campaign of Cagayan PPO on anti-insurgency and strengthening community relation activities with the help of Barangay Officials of Barangay Bagu, Pamplona, Cagayan and in order to support the programs of the government stemming from Retooled Community Support Program (RCSP) and successful consultation/meeting and the implementation of EO 70/ NTF-ELCAC activities.