DAVAO CITY — Joint forces of the Army and police on Wednesday  apprehended Ka Simon Santiago, the spokesman  of the New People’s Army in Davao Region.

Sr. Supt. Aaron Aquino, deputy regional director for operations of the Police Regional Office XI, said Porferio D. Tuna, alias Pinot, Ampong, Ricky and Ka Simon, was arrested at 1:30 in the afternoon by the elements of the 10th Infantry Division, Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (Isafp), Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) Davao del Norte and Tagum City Police Office in La Filipina, Tagum City.

Tuna has an existing warrant of arrest for kidnapping and serious illegal detention filed at Regional Trial Court 11 Branch 3 in Nabunturan, Compostela Valley Province.

Aquino said Tuna also has a murder case filed at RTC 11, Branch 11 Judicial Region Branch 1 in Tagum City. He said  Tuna is currently detained at CIDG 11. (davaotoday.com)

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