A female graduate of University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu named Alyssa Sumulong was recruited to be a member of Communist NPA Terrorist (CNT) in Northern Negros Front (NNF). But during her membership, she was sexually molested by her fellow members. This is according to her diary recovered by the government forces.
In a statement, Brigadier General Eliezer Losañes, commander of 303rd Infantry (Brown Eagle) Brigade, he identified Sumulong as 23 years old, finished elementary at Cebu Normal University, graduated from high school at the University of the Philippines (High School) and studied college at the University of the Philippines Visayas – Cebu.
Sumulong was said to be a consistent honor student and academic achiever UP Cebu, where undergraduate of Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, before she joined the CNT group. She became a full time member sometime in 2012 and was deployed in the San Carlos, Negros Occidental; and Canlaon and Vallehermoso in Negros Oriental.
Last Monday, April 16, soldiers had an encounter with NPA terrorists at Barangay Guadalupe, San Carlos City in Negros Occidental, but no rebels were captured. However, among the items recovered was Alyssa Sumulong’s handwritten diary where she wrote some details of her bad experiences being a member of the NPA group.
Based on her diary, Sumulong said she was molested and almost raped by a certain alyas Lindo who made sexual assaults on her many times. In addition, an alyas Mori, another CNT member allegedly touched her private parts in December 2012. Losañes said her writings is a clear evidence that NPA terrorists assault their female recruits.
“Live a normal and peaceful life, and do not be deceived by the CNT’s fake promises.” Losañes said, as he encouraged CNT members especially students to leave the organization, and to go back to their families and finish their studies, and avail the government’s Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP).
He also advised the parents of the students especially those of UP Cebu to check on their children and make sure that they are doing the right thing in school. “By guiding their students and constantly checking on them, will prevent them from going astray and ending up as a communist NPA Terrorist (CNT).” He said further.