Communist guerillas on Saturday, June 13, released a captured trooper to Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, in Kiamba, Sarangani province.
The release by the New People’s Army (NPA) of Private First Class Khen Subere came 2 months after the soldier’s capture on April 12.
Subere was released to Duterte, chairman of the Region Eleven Peace and Order, around 3:00 pm at Barangay Tamadong, Kiamba town.
We found no reason to prosecute Subere, said Ka Dindo, spokesperson of the Mt. Daguma Sub Regional Operations Command – Far South Mindanao, who signed Subere’s release papers.
Subere said he was treated well and was never harmed by the rebels. PHOTOS BY EDWIN ESPEJO