MANILA, Philippines — A Russian wished by authorities in Moscow for large-scale fraud has been deported by the Philippine authorities, the Bureau of Immigration stated in an announcement issued on Tuesday.
Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente recognized the fugitive as 39-year-old Anton Likharev, who was deported previous midnight on Wednesday aboard an Etihad Airways flight to Dubai that will then proceed to Moscow.
Based on Morente, Likharev was escorted by two Russian law enforcement officials on his journey.
Earlier than being deported, Morente stated the Russian had been detained for practically three years on the BI detention facility in Camp Bagong Diwa, Taguig, as a result of pending necessities and clearances for his deportation.
He was arrested in March 2019 whereas making an attempt to increase his keep as a vacationer on the visa part of the BI constructing in Intramuros, Manila.
Morente stated BI operatives arrested Likharev after discovering that he was on the company’s wished record of undesirable aliens who had been ordered deported by the bureau.
It was then realized that Likharev was issued a abstract deportation order by the BI Board of Commissioners in December 2018.
Russian authorities charged Likharev for crimes involving the acquisition of different folks’s property by way of deceit, in violation of the Legal Code of the Russian Federation.
Based on the BI, Likharev is identical man who made headlines in 2017 when he was arrested for violating the Fisheries Code of the Philippines and a municipal ordinance when he killed a inexperienced sea turtle with a spear in Dauin, Negros Oriental.
He reportedly denied deliberately killing the turtle and insisted on not being conscious of the realm being a marine sanctuary.
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