Ex-communist leader arrested in Pampanga 

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 06:45:40 +0000

A former official of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) was arrested in Angeles City, Pampanga on Tuesday, police said.

Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac, Philippine National Police (PNP) spokesman, said Rodolfo Salas alias “Commander Bilog,” 72, was arrested at 5:50 a.m. in his residence at Doña Carmen St., Mountainview, in Balibago.

Police served the warrant of arrest to Salas, who is facing 29 counts of murder.

Thelma Bunyi-Medina, presiding judge of Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 32, in Manila issued the warrant of arrest on Aug. 28, 2019. DARWIN PESCO