Civil Military Operations (CMO) commander of the 10th Infantry Division (ID) Lt. Col. Francis Sibal on Wednesday said “nobody can thrive as threatful as Parago.”
The Army’s touted “notorious” commander of the New People’s Army remained strong and vigilant under no less than five regimes, until he was killed in a raid while getting treatment for his diabetes.
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte symphatizes with the wife of New People’s Army commander Leoncio Pitao aka “Ka Parago”during his wake Monday evening at the Cosmopolitan Funeral. Duterte tells the military to declare a ceasefire during the wake of Ka Parago. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte visits the wake of New People’s Army commander Leoncio Pitao aka “Ka Parago” Monday evening at the Cosmopolitan Funeral. Parago was killed in an alleged military raid Sunday afternoon in Barangay Panalum, Paquibato District, Davao City. Duterte said Parago was a friend and not an enemy. (Contributed photo by Neil Cervantes)
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte visited the first night of the wake of fallen New People’s Army commander Leoncio “Ka Parago” Pitao to pay his last respects.
The New People’s Army confirmed the death of Commander Parago by a combined Army task force in Paquibato Sunday.