Consultant for Reds nabbed
NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC Front of the Philippines (NDFP) consultant Vicente Ladlad was arrested by the police Thursday, as confirmed by his wife in a Facebook post also that day.
“My husband VIC LADLAD was arrested today Nov 8 around 12 midnight based on a text I got,” said Mr. Ladlad’s wife Fides Lim in a Facebook post shared by Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria C. Sison.
Also according to an initial report by the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), Mr. Ladlad and two others identified as Alberto and Virginia Villamor were all arrested for possession of illegal firearms by a joint operation of the Philippine National Police(PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).
Mr. Ladlad and the Villamor couple were arrested at Barangay San Bartolome, Novaliches in Quezon City. Reportedly seized from them were M-16 and AK-74 rifles, hand grenades, and subversive documents.
At 5:50 am, the suspects were brought to Quezon City Police District Station 4 for booking and medical examination.