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Australian wanted for child sexual abuse nabbed in Bukidnon

/ 08:33 PM February 20, 2015

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – A 51-year-old Australian national, who reportedly faces a string of cases in Europe for sexual acts involving children, was arrested in Malaybalay City in Bukidnon around 2 p.m. Friday.

Senior Supt. Alecander Tagum, chief of the police’s Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) in Northern Mindanao, identified the suspect as Peter Scully.

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Tagum said Scully was arrested by combined elements of the CIDG, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) here and from the NBI’s anti-trafficking division in Manila.

Tagum said based on their information, Scully had been victimizing young girls from this city and Bukidnon.

“He is a fugitive in Australia for fraud and has cases all over Europe for broadcasting sexual acts over the Internet involving children,” Tagum said.

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