De Lima confirms arrest of Amalilio in Malaysia


Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. INQUIRER file photo

MANILA, Philippines–Justice Secretary Leila De Lima on Wednesday confirmed that Malaysian authorities have already arrested Manuel Amalilio, founder of Aman Futures Group involved with the multi-billion pyramiding scheme.

“The Philippine embassy is already coordinating with the Malaysian police for his immediate deportation,” De Lima said adding that the copy of the warrant of arrest from the Pagadian Court is with the Malaysian police.

She said the National Bureau of Investigation is already working to secure Amalilio’s custody.

“He will be deported. He is a Filipino Citizen,” she said.

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  • Juan Tamadachij

    Good job.

  • santosboi

    buti pa malaysian kahit mayaman basta wanted nahuhuli! 

  • dosndonts70

    That’s the trouble, some pinoys will jump into conclusion first before finding out the facts and details,

    Now the report states that he isnt a Malaysian but a Filipino citizen, when all the while some of us would smear that Malaysians are here only to rob Filipinos

    The truth si there are good and bad in every nationaltiy and race.

  • murtson

    Death penalty should be restores and make this @$$h0L& be the first beneficiary so others will not follow.

  • basilionisisa

    Well done, Congratulations! now, see to it that Justice is done.

  • murtson

    Law enforcement done in Malaysia – with the Philippines as kibitzer.

  • spiritnsoul700

    He thought he could take a safe refuge in Malaysia but he made one big mistake, He did not take note that the Malaysia  interpol serious crime division is internationally ranked among the best when it comes to solving serious crime.

    Crime statistic index showed their serious crime divison solved 85% serious crime in the country
    Malaysia is definitely not a safe haven for high profile criminals to seek refuge.

  • JEO

    Good job if this is true! Then prosecute this guy fast! Let see how our justice improve under Aquino! I am very tired waiting for justice from the ampatuan/maguindanao massacre!

  • mangpepe


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