5 Former NPA Rebels with High Powered Firearms Surrendered to PNP PRO 10

Police Regional Office 10 under the leadership of PCSUPT TIMOTEO GASCON PACLEB, Regional Director of Police Regional office 10 on the Campaign against Terrorist Group CPP-NPA-NDF, Initiated on the successful surrender of 5 Former NPA Rebels with High-Powered Firearms with a total cost of Php 140,000.00 on the following:

On December 5, 2017 at around 3:00 P.M., (1) Marlon Talisik, (2) Rodolfo Talisik Jr. and (3) Bebert Damasco Jr. who were members of New People’s Army under SECOM 89 not listed in the Periodic Status Report (PSR) appeared and surrendered at the Regional Intelligence Division, Police Regional Office 10 which was  facilitated by Datu Jerry Magaling and escorted by security forces from Public Safety Mobile Forces Company, Bukidnon led by PSINSP NOEL F CANO. All three were from Brgy. Casisang, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon belonging to Higa-onon tribe in Bukidnon. 

The following are the surrendered high powered firearms by the said personalities:


High Powered Firearms

Serial No

Estimated Cost of firearms

Marlon Talisik

(1) 5.56 cal Mine Barret IG Sniper (one magazine and seven ammos)



Rodolfo Talisik Jr

(1) M14 Sniper Rifle (with telescope modified silencer and one magazine and seven ammos)



Bebert Damasco Jr.

(1) Rifle Carbine Caliber 30 with magazine



Upon initial debriefing of said personalities, it revealed that they were former active members of SECOM 89 under Commander Caezar. Further, said personalities were allegedly involved in the extortion activities and special operations in the province of Bukidnon in the year 2014 and 2015.

On December 11, 2017 at around 10 AM, another two (2) alleged members of SECOM 89 identified as (4) Arnel Salahag Diwangan and (5) Mablet Timbangan both from Brgy. Canangaan, Cabanglasan, Bukidnon and members of Omayamnon Tribe also appeared and surrendered at RID, PRO 10. They were allegedly involved in the procurement of supplies for the group and believed to be members of SECOM 89 since 2016. Accordingly, their area of operation includes Cabanglasan, Bukidnon to Agusan del Sur. They surrendered, two (2) 12 gauge shotguns with sling and magazine were surrendered with estimated cost of P13,000 and P2,000 respectively.  


High Powered Firearms

Serial No

Estimated Cost of Firearms

Arnel Salahag Diwangan

12 gauge shotgun with sling magazine



Mablet Timbangan

12 gauge shotgun with sling magazine


P 2,000.00

The five rebels surrendered after being demoralized by extreme hardships and false promises within the revolutionary movement.

PCSUPT TIMOTEO PACLEB, Regional Director strongly urge and call other rebels who are victims of deception of the NPA to lay down their arms and go back to the arms of the law and extend his warmest gratitude to all Local Government Units, Barangay Captains and Purok Leaders for their support in giving information and assistance to the police in all police operations against the CPP-NPA-NDF terrorists.