By Joseph Jubelag
GENERAL SANTOS CITY – The military reported on Wednesday the capture of two suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) following an encounter in Malapatan, Sarangani.
Brigadier Gen. Robert Ancan, head of the 1102nd Infantry Brigade, identified the captured rebels as Bactira Masalon and Sarah Balabang.
Meanwhile, police arrested two more suspected NPA rebels in Alabel, Sarangani. Alabel police chief Benjie Ancheta identified the suspects as Ailen Walan, 35, and Jenetor Go, 27.
The two were arrested while supposedly extorting P20,000 from a local businessman whose identity was withheld by authorities for safety purposes.