March 29, 2022

SAGAY CITY, Negros Occidental – The 6th Special Action Battalion (6SAB) together with the joint element of Criminal Investigation and Detection Group 6 (CIDG), Regional Investigation Division (RID) PRO6, RID NCRPO, IloIlo Provincial Investigation Unit, Cabatuan Municipal Police Station (MPS) and Lambunao MPS launched a Counter Insurgency Operation (CIO) against Elmer Pedrola Forro, Secretary- General BAYAN-Panay on March 29, 2022, in Sitio Bangko, Brgy. Lutac, Cabatuan, IloIlo by virtue of Warrant of Arrest for the crime of Attempted Murder and Murder under Criminal Cases No. 21-0908 and No. 21-0909 respectively, issued by Hon. Gemalyn F Tarol, Presiding Judge, 6th Judicial Region, Janiuay, IloIlo City. CIDG took custody of the arrested person for documentation and proper disposition.

PLTCOL RYAN L MANONGDO, Battalion Commander, 6SAB, commended his men for another significant accomplishment “ The operation deemed a great victory in the delivery of justice to the victim of atrocities, likewise this accomplishment is the result of the sustained partnership and collaboration of the 6th Special Action Battalion with other PNP Units, team AFP and to the community who gave their trust, confidence and belief that through united efforts, we could End the Local Communist Armed Conflict in our communities” he said.