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NEWSPIX: Alleged top CPP-NPA official arrested in Butuan

The alleged finance officer of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) in Mindanao has fallen into government hands, the military said Saturday.

Leonida Guao, also known by her aliases Ligaya, and Laya was arrested by a combined team of soldiers and policemen about 2:50 p.m. Friday (Feb.2) in Barangay Bading in Butuan City through a warrant of arrest issued by Regional Trial Court Branch 7 of Bayugan, Agusan del Sur..

Guao, who faces a murder charge is now under custody of the police’s Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) in Caraga.

Guao’s apprehension came a day after the arrests of communist leader Rommel Salinas in Ozamiz City and National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) consultant Rafael Baylosis. By GD Photos courtesy of Valor Yan

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