A member of the Mindanao Regional Guerilla Unit, Western Mindanao Regional Party Committee withdrew his support to the group and yielded to the government forces in the evening of May 6, 2020.
Lemuel Olarte Suhay, a.k.a. Bobong, a resident of Purok 1, Barangay Pili, Midsalip, Zamboanga del Sur submitted himself to the troops of the 53rd Infantry Battalion at 8pm.
Suhay handed over one improvised M14 rifle with fifteen rounds of ammunition, one caliber .45 pistol, one hand grenade, one commercial radio, and five unserviceable cellular phones.
"I commend the efforts of the 53IB for this recent accomplishment," said Maj. Gen. Gene Ponio, Commander, Joint Task Force ZamPeLan.
Said personality is currently undergoing custodial debriefing at 53IB headquarters in Camp Sabido, Guipos, ZDS.
"We hope that more members will do the same.
As I always say, this is the high time for them to again be with their families and loved ones," said Lt. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, Commander, Western Mindanao Command.
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