Batara said Rudy voluntarilysurrendered without a firearm to the 61IB in coordination with the PhilippineNational Police and barangay officials on Nov. 5. A certain “Den-Den,” a member ofSouthern Front, Komiteng Rehiyon-Panay from the 1st District here, is one ofthe most recent surrenderers of the 61IB. He yielded a firearm last Oct. 16.(With a report from PIA/PN) An alleged member of Front 15, Eastern Front, Komiteng Rehiyon-Panay of the communist-terrorist group identified as a certain “Rudy,” voluntarily surrendered to the Army’s 61st Infantry Battalion on Nov. 5. 61IB CMO-Philippine Army/PIA “Rudy is right in saying that armedrevolution is not a solution to all of your problems. Armed struggle hasclaimed many innocent lives including those who pursue this terroristicactivity. Don’t allow this misfortune to happen for you still have time tostart a new and normal life,” he said. “False promises and unbearablehardships inside the armed group forced alias Rudy to surrender,” Batara added,as he called on the remaining members of the communist-terrorist group to dothe same for them to save their lives and future from the destructive armedstruggle. Lieutenant Colonel Joel BenedictBatara, 61IB Commanding Officer, identified the surrenderrer as a certain“Rudy,” a member of Front 15, Eastern Front, Komiteng Rehiyon-Panay of thecommunist-terrorist group. ILOILO – An alleged member of theCommunist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) from Capizvoluntarily surrendered to the Army’s 61st Infantry Battalion (61IB). With Rudy’s surrender, the 61IB hasnow a total of 12 rebel returnees for this year alone.