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DOTC personnel involved in escape of Korean investment scam suspect


Justice Secretary Leila De Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—Personnel from the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) were also involved in the escape of a fugitive Korean, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said Tuesday.

A footage from the closed circuit television at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport showed that personnel from the DOTC’s Office of Transport Security helped Park Sung Jun leave the Philippines.

“It is obvious from the video that they are in cahoots with the Immigration personnel,” De Lima said.

Aside from the CCTV footage, the Department of Justice also received information of the DOTC personnel’s involvement in the escape Park Sung Jun, she said.

“I already gave a heads up to DOTC Secretary Jun Abaya for the cooperation of the Office of Transport Security,” De Lima told reporters.

Park Sung Jun, who is wanted in South Korea over an investment scam and was the subject of a manhunt operation by the Bureau of Immigration, sneaked out of the country last March 18.

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Tags: Crime , DOTC , Graft and corruption , investment scam , Park Sung Jun

  • pfc_kulapu

    puro pa sexy!!! may na convict kana ba??

  • Pork_Republik

    Eh, paano despite ‘Tuwid na daan’ hindi rin naman makukulong ang mga kurap na iyan.

  • WeAry_Bat

    They are now ‘disappear’. Good luck.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=559905500 Victor T. Fernando

    tama! si p noy nga ang dahilan ng pagkakatakas ng koreanong yan. siya din ang dahilan kung bakit maraming aksidente sa commonwealth. siya din ang dahilan kung bakit maraming mga squatter at mga magnanakaw. higit sa lahat, siya din ang may sala sa Global Warming!

  • Rathbumo

    Small fries lang ang mga iniimbestigahan ng DoJ. Ang puno’t-dulo ng kaso ni Park Sung-jun ay ang pagbibigay sa kanya ng working visa despite the fact that the Korean Embassy is seeking for his deportation upang harapin ang kanyang kasong large scale fraud. Imbes kasing hanaping siya, Intel Group, hulihin at i-deport, binigyan pa siya ng working visa ng Board of Commissioners [composed of the Commissioner and 2 Associate Commissioners]. Magkano, este bakeeeettt siya binigyan? Diba dapat ang mas may pananagutan ay yung Intel Group at Board of Commissioners?

  • shane oy

    hayaan nating ang mga taga dotc na yan ang sumagot sa kaso ng koreano, substitute kumbaga total sila nagpalusot eh kaya sila ang managot sa kaso. pero para mas madali bitayin na yan.

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