The New People’s Army (NPA)-Roselyn Jean Pelle Command ambushed intelligence agent Benedicto Omblero last September 4 in Negros Occidental. Two .45 caliber pistols and ammunition were seized from him. Omblero was an element of the Military Intelligence Battalion under the command of the 3rd ID, and a member of the anti-communist group ANAD.
Meanwhile, the NPA-Surigao del Norte also punished intelligence agent PSSgt. Restie Dandan on August 18.
Omblero and Dandan were involved in the illegal arrests of peasants, various cases of harassment against residents, extortion and other anti-social activities in villages.
In Davao City, five soldiers of the 27th IB were killed in an NPA ambush at Sitio Lubas, Paquibato District on August 26.