Manila, Oct. 29 -- A former child warrior of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army CPP-(NPA) on Thursday filed a rape complaint against their former commander in the terrorist group.

Accompanied by lawyers and Army officials, "Shane" (not her real name), 17, filed the complaint before the prosecutor's office in Calubian, Leyte against Paterno Opo alias "Dodong", commander of the NPA sub-regional committee operating in Leyte and Biliran provinces.

"I suffered in the hands of our supposed superior when I was only 15 years old in the mountains of Calubian, Leyte in July 2018. This incident continues to haunt me until today and I want to seek justice," Shane said during a press conference at the Calubian town hall.

Shane a...