NPA confiscates 5 pistols and shotguns in Canlaon City
Operatives of the New People’s Army (NPA)-Central Negros confiscated four .45 calibre pistols and a 12 gauge shotgun, magazines and ammunition in a disarming operation against Noleto Hermoso of Sityo Inatito, Barangay Bucalan, Canlaon City on February 21. The operation lasted for 10 minutes, the NPA unit said.
Hermoso is known to have links with the military and smuggles firearms, according to the report of the NPA-Central Negros. They also reported that Hermoso repeatedly fire shots and threatens his neighbors. Before the operation, the NPA unit repeatedly talked to Hermoso to convince him stop his anti-social activities.
Meanwhile, a soldier of the 62nd IB was killed in a sniping operation of the NPA-Central Negros at Sitio Batang-batangan in the same barangay on February 26.