Korean national wanted for murder, robbery ordered deported
MANILA, Philippines–The Bureau of Immigration has ordered the immediate deportation of a Korean national wanted in his country for murder and robbery.
Immigration Commissioner Ricardo David Jr. said Immigration agents have picked up Kim Sung Kon, alias Jacky Kim, from the Cebu City Jail on January 28 after the Cebu Court dismissed the kidnapping case filed against him.
David said Kim is the subject of an Interpol red notice for involvement in murder and robbery where he and another Korean got US$100,000 before fleeing to the Philippines.
He and his accomplice were later charged before a district court in Suwon, South Korea, which issued a warrant for the suspects’ arrest.
Atty. Jose Carlitos Licas, BI intelligence assistant chief, said Kim was detained in Cebu since June 2011 following his arrest by the PNP anti-kidnapping task force.
Licas said the Cebu court issued the warrant for Kim’s arrest after he and four compatriots were charged with kidnapping a Korean named Kwon Young Hoon at the Mango Square along Gen. Maxilom Ave., Cebu City, on Aug. 21, 2011.
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