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Aussie pedophile intercepted at NAIA, put on PH blacklist

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Immigration Commissioner Ricardo David Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—A convicted Australian pedophile who tried to enter the country from Singapore early this month was intercepted by immigration officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, the Bureau of Immigration said Friday.

Immigration Commissioner Ricardo David Jr. on Friday said he had already ordered the inclusion of Scot William Ilyes, 38, in the immigration blacklist after the latter was intercepted by BI officers.

Ilyes arrived in the country on a Cebu Pacific flight from Singapore on April 4.

David said Ilyes, who carried a New Zealand passport, is a convicted sex offender and was banned from coming to the Philippines to prevent him from preying on Filipino children.

Ma. Antonette Mangrobang, BI acting intelligence chief and spokesperson, said immigration officials stationed at the NAIA were tipped off about Ilyes’ scheduled trip to the Philippines by Australian police authorities.

Ilyes’ itinerary indicated that from Manila, he would be taking a connecting flight to Iloilo, where he was supposed to stay for two weeks before returning to Australia.

The BI chief commended the immigration officers at NAIA for their vigilance in preventing the entry of an undesirable alien into the country.

Citing a report from the Australian federal police, Mangrobang said Ilyes is a child sex offender who was convicted by a district court in Perth on February 25, 2010.

He was charged and found guilty of multiple counts of indecent assault against children and sentenced to one year imprisonment.

But his sentence was later conditionally suspended for 24 months during which he was under probation and supervision.

Mangrobang added that the Australian police had warned the bureau that Ilyes, because of his conviction for contact offense, posed a risk to Filipino children if he was allowed to enter the country.


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  • kabayandinako

    Ang Pinas talaga!!! Yan ang pina ka poging kuha ng pangit na Immigration Commissioner General Ricardo David. Ayos ang pagka photo apps. Only in the Philippines. Balak kumandidato yan sigurado in the future.

  • klepto

    Like I always said, there are no tourists in PI. Only perverts and pedophiles come to the country for s e x u a l adventures.

    • Chrisnadal19

      perverts like you?

      • BruinBearDad

        Correct Chris. What asinine thinking shown by kleptomaniac.

    • Crazy_horse101010

      does that include the women tourist of who 3 were raped or nearly raped in the last 2 months for the score. 1 japanese was raped 2 brits were nearly raped.. did they come here to get raped.. you can say what you want but you are still full of crap..

  • go88

    Big news because it’s a foreigner … in the meantime jaloslos built a kid’s amusement park in zamboanga …

  • $18209031

    Bigtime ang balita nito para sa BI. Ang mga perverts na DOMs ay napakadami dyan nakakalat sa buong PInas , bakit hindi pinaghuli mga ito ? Noon pa mga yan dios ko po. Magkano yata ang kita mga ito taga taon as foreign aliens.

  • Jesse_Bruce_Pinkman

    Now the pedophile has a photoshopped picture and he looks more like a Filipino.

    And what the hell is he smiling about?

    • jamz111

      I first wondered about that as well but upon reading whats written below it, the picture is not of the supposed perv but of the Immigration boss.
      I guess this is how he likes his publicity viewed.

      • Jesse_Bruce_Pinkman

        Haha. I never even read the whole report and went directly to the comments. This BI Commissioner is a transsexual jerk.

  • jajabeltran

    Ang galing ng placement ng picture ni Commissioner Ricardo David Jr.. Akala mo sya yung tinutukoy na pedophile sa article. Pa-ilalim talaga bumanat ang INQ. Hehehehehe.

  • $18209031

    PDI, ang pedo picture dito ay si Commissioner. This is very misleading. WHo is your photo editor? Dapat e correct ninyo ito . This is an insult to the Commissioner in an article about Aussie Pedo..

    • ThudOthwacker

      It was intentional. It is called “CREDIT WHORING”.

  • Teresita Sy

    ano naman ang gagawin sa mga pedophile na mga pinoy?

  • mangtom

    Normally, in reports like this, the suspect or the convicts photo is published. But with PDI, the top brass is in the photo. Who wants to see that photo? It is the criminal, suspect or ex-con’s phota that should be should shown to warn the public. PDI got it backwards.



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