A NEW People’s Army (NPA) rebel has surrendered to government authorities in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, the police reported on Sunday, November 19.

The police identified the NPA surrenderee as Junriel Alonzon, 24, who carries the aliases of Ka Jhong-Jhong, Ka Yoyong, and Ka Reymond.

Alonzon surrendered to Councilor Jerry Espinas of Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte around 5:30 p.m., Saturday, November 18.

In turn, Espinas handed over Alonzon to the police authorities for proper documentation.

The police learned that Alonzon was a member of the NPA’s Mulawin Group headed by a certain Ka Eliong, who was a former tunnel worker and a resident of Nuevo Iloco, Mawab, Compostela Valley. (SunStar Philippines)