NSFA, Davao del Sur – Notorious NPA Front Secretary Felix Armodia alias Jing/Jade who operates in Davao del Sur, South Cotabato and Tulunan North Cotabato was arrested in Brgy. San Roque, Tampakan, South Cotabato around 12:45 pm., May 2, by joint operatives of the Philippine Army and the PNP. He was responsible for the series of attacks on plantations and construction firms in the region that do not give in to their extortion demands.
The arrest was made after a concerned civilian fed-off the government authorities about the location of Felix Armodia. The NPA secretary was arrested for murder; robbery with violence; and Illegal detention among others. He is now imprisoned at Digos City PNP to await for the trial of his cases.
Meanwhile, EASTMINCOM Commander Lt. Gen. Ricardo Rainier G. Cruz III, applauded the residents and the security forces involved in the arrest of Felix Armodia. He further said “There shall be no let-up of pursuit operations against those responsible in the series of attacks to civilians and civilian properties in Eastern Mindanao. The public is now aware that their role in peace and security in the region is vital to the success of the security operations.”
Press Relese by the EASTMINCOM