by: Tara Yap
Published in Tempo
A high-ranking leader of New People's Army (NPA) in Negros Island was arrested.
Combined forces of the Philippine Army and Philippine National Police arrested Rogelio Posadas(aliases Putik/Isko/Roger/Butchok) in San Carlos, Negros Occidental province last January 9.
Posadas was arrested with a warrant of arrest for the death of an army officer during a March 2010 encounter with soldiers of 62nd Infantry Battalion last March 9,2010. He was secretary of the North Negros Font, Kometing Rehiyonal-Negros and spokesman of National Democratic Font in Negros Island.