February 18, 2022

On January 4, 2022 at about 5:00AM, information received by Pat Joshua Emil C Buaron, CWAO personnel through phone call from Juvy Anlagan, BIN state that three (3) fully armed men identified as @Maymay/@Andy, @Anthon/@Leo and @Jake believed to be members of Guerilla Front 16 (GF16), Sub-Regional Committee (SRC) Northland, Northeastern Mindanao Regional Committee (NEMRC) were seen in the hinterlands of So Inayao, Brgy. Bangonay, Jabonga, Agusan del Norte. According to the source, the said CTG members are planning to surrender to the government.

Team coordinated with the Barangay Intelligence Network (BIN) wherein, it was confirmed that the three (3) CTG members are willing to surrender voluntary to the Government and return to the folds of the Law. Further, the CWAO team of this unit informed the BIN that the 1SAB SAF is more than willing to facilitate the voluntary surrender of the three CTGs and more than happy to help them to be with their families and be able to live a normal life.  

H1SAB- BIN and residents of Sitio Inayao, one (1) section from 1SAB led by PMAJ JOEY S ANIBAN, Asst. Battalion Commander, 1SAB served as security/escort and main effort for fetching the three (3) CTG members in Sitio Inayao, Brgy. Bangonay, Agusan del Norte. Wherein, PMAJ ANIBAN explained to them that they will be ferried at H1SAB, Brgy. Poblacion 2, Santiago, Agusan del Norte for proper documentation.

PMAJ ANIBAN, with the supervision of PMAJ JAN ALEXIS B BASANEZ, Acting Battalion Commander, 1SAB, Project Supervisor as lead unit together with the personnel of Jabonga Municipal Police Station (MPS) led by PLT RAMON U ATENTA, Provincial Intelligence Unit (PIU)-Agusan del Norte led by PLTCOL RUDY L AGUSIN, Regional Intelligence Division 13 (RID13) led by PLTCOL ROMEO A VILLALOBOS JR, 2ND Platoon Provincial Mobile Force Company (PMFC) Agusan del Norte led by PLTCOL RITCHIE M YATAR, 29IB, PA led by LT EDMAR C COLAGONG facilitated the voluntary surrender of the aforesaid three (3) Former CTGs at H1SAB, Poblacion 2, Santiago, Agusan del Norte. The said event started with a short briefing followed by turned over of armaments and giving of initial financial support and food packs to the surrendered individual and their families.

On January 5, 2022 at about 9:00AM  1SAB, personnel led by PMAJ ANIBAN with the supervision of PMAJ JAN ALEXIS B BASANEZ, Project Supervisor as lead unit together with Jabonga MPS led by PLT ATENTA, PIU-ADN led by PLTCOL RUDY L AGUSIN, RID13 led by PLTCOL ROMEO A VILLALOBOS JR, 2ND Platoon PMFC-ADN led by PLTCOL YATAR, 29IB, PA led by LT COLAGONG conducted Custodial Debriefing, to identify individual  surrenderer family back ground and the chronological of event during their involvement and active participation to the armed struggle of the NPA. Also, discuss to the surrenderer the benefits and other government aid that they may receive along the way on the process of application to E-CLIP upon approval. Documentation of surrendered Fire Arms was also taking placed and was received by PCpl Rey P Tabigue, Logistics and Supply PNCO,15SAC for temporary custody and documentation prior turn over to Crime Laboratory PRO13 and was done in properly and orderly manner.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

 Resulted to the success surrender of three (3) Former CTG Member Mr. Anthony Purugoy Dayong @ANTHONY, Michael Purugoy Dayong @MAY2X and Jason Tal-ang Banao @ JAKE/JERRY including surrendered items; two pieces (2) Homemade 12-gauge Shotgun without Serial Number or any markings; one piece (1) .357 MAGNUM (No Serial Number or any markings; 3 pieces of .357 Magnum live ammunition; and 2 pieces of Homemade Shotgun 12gauge live ammunition