POLICE authorities have arrested a former official of the New People’s Army (NPA) facing string of charges in the province of Misamis Occidental, the police reported on Monday, November 13.
The police identified the arrested NPA rebel as Antonio Anding alias Ka Brix, the former secretary of the Front Committee Joji of the NPA’s Western Mindanao Regional Party Committee (WMRPC).
The police said Anding was arrested by joint policemen from Zamboanga Peninsula and Misamis Occidental around 2:30 p.m., Sunday, November 12, in the village of Nacional, Jimenez, Misamis Occidental province.
Anding is a resident of the village of Upper Liason, Tambulig, Zamboanga del Sur.
The police said Anding has seven standing warrants of arrest for rebellion, robbery in band, frustrated murder, murder, and attempted murder.
Anding was detained pending the turn over to appropriate authorities, the police said. (SunStar Philippines)