The three young boys (names purposely withheld) were later turned over to their "Lolo Andong", Mr Rolando Layba. Too scared by their dreadful experience, the three young boys refrained from discussing their ordeal but nonetheless gave the thumbs up sign as they were reunited with their beloved grandfather. However, one local resident has nothing but contempt for the LCTs in putting the lives of the three youngsters in grave danger. "Mga Daing Supog! Mayong Bayag! (Shameless Cowards!)", muttered the unidentified resident.
Last month, same LCT group attempted to burn engineering equipment being used in the construction of the Solong Hydroelectric Plant in San Miguel, Catanduanes after the concerned construction firm refused to pay extortion money to the LCTs. Likewise, for the past two months, 83IB has facilitated the surrender of ten (10) rebels and gave them needed assistance to integrate back to mainstream society to start a new life for their respective families.
As of this time, pursuit operations against the LCTs are ongoing.