From InterAksyon (Apr 24): Suspected CPP-NPA-NDF leader in Eastern Visayas, wife nabbed in Batangas
File photo of an NPA camp in Eastern Visayas. FROM NDF-EASTERN VISAYAS BLOGSPOT
An alleged ranking officer of the Eastern Visayas Front of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s-Army-National Democratic Front and his wife were arrested Thursday in Batangas by a joint police-military team deployed to serve outstanding murder arrest warrants against them.
The wife, also an alleged party member, carries the nom de guerre Bani, authorities said.
The arresting team was joined by Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) elements who served the arrest warrants on the suspects at their safe house at around5:50 p.m. Thursday.
Burico is alleged to be the secretary and finance officer of the Front Committee 1 of the Sub-regional Committee Artic of the Eastern Visayas Regional Party Committee.
The government recovered from the couple several grenades, a laptop containing high-value information and six cellular phones.