Central African man confessed to killing Filipina found in suitcase in Egypt


DFA spokesman Assistant Secretary Raul Hernandez FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — A Central African man has confessed to the killing of a Filipino woman found inside a suitcase dumped in Cairo, Egypt, almost two weeks ago, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Wednesday.

The Philippine Embassy in Cairo reported to the home office, on Wednesday, that Egyptian authorities have arrested the woman’s confessed killer, the victim’s co-worker from the Central African Republic. Details of the arrest were not immediately available.

“While under police custody, the suspect confessed that he committed the crime and that it was premeditated,” the DFA said.

“The suspect and the victim were co-workers,” DFA spokesperson Assistant Secretary Raul Hernandez said in a press briefing on Wednesday.

“The police’s findings were corroborated by the pieces of information provided by the victim’s friends,” said the official.

The DFA did not release the names of both the victim and the suspect as well as their place of work in Egypt.

The confession set aside any possible links of the Filipino woman’s death to the ongoing violence amid worsening political instability in Egypt, which had prompted the Philippines to evacuate some 6,000 Filipinos from the Arab country.

Hernandez said the woman’s relatives in the Philippines were informed of her death on August 21. Egyptian authorities might release her body in two weeks, said the official.

The woman’s body was found in a suitcase at a dump in Cairo’s Nasr City on August 18, a day after her friend reported her missing. She was last seen on August 12.

Repatriations from Egypt continue, meanwhile, with 15 expected to arrive from Cairo on Friday and nine leaving for Manila on September 1.

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  • Johnny

    Tsk tsk kawawa naman. Gusto lang maghanap buhay naging ganito pa.
    Imagine tadtarin ka ng ganito.

    Mga corrupt na politicians jan tingnan ninyo nangyayari kapag nakaw kayo ng nakaw.

  • ramser

    They never learn. MONEY always takes precedence

  • PagpagLasangPino-cchio

    Central African gorilla, ganon na talaga. Mag ingat kayo dyan mga koykoys lalo na mahilig mag pakantut sa mga AFrican studs!!!

    • blue_lights

      ano po ang “koykoy”?

      at bakit sila mahilig sa africans, maluwag na ba kasi ang wet-pu?

  • boybakal

    IIsa lang may kasalanan nito….Pork Barrel.
    Kung di ibinulsa ng politiko wala sanang magtratrabaho sa abroad.

  • BIGButo

    Stay away from the African people they are killers by nature. Look at many of the black Americans they are always killing each other as well as the white people. It’s in there genes.

    • spiritnsoul700

      As if Filipinos never kill each other and never kill other race and nationalities as well.

      Filipinos has made themselves a laughing stock with this news. They made wild false assumption accusation and discrimination on Egyptians when this news was first broadcast last week,

      The murder and killing on foreigners in the Philippines has surpassed the 100th mark into its third year and very few culprits had been apprehended by the law in the Philippines, Despite the civil unrest in Egypt, it shows the efficiency of their cops that they were able to apprehend the culprit in just a week who turned out to be a central African national instead,

      You don’t get such efficiency and swift counter security action from the cops in The Philippines, You should be praising the efficiency of these foreign cops in getting swift justice for your poor murdered Pinay,

    • Pinoy Ako

      bro, this sounds racist.

      tayo nagagalit pag may nagsasabing mali against sa atin, let’s not do the same.

      you can’t say true to a certain race what’s true to one of them.

      simple analogy, since corrupt si “ahem” na kababayan, tanggap mo rin ba sa sarili mo na corrupt ka din dahil Pnoy ka rin? syempre hindi di ba. let’s be reasonable. tandaan natin words kill people.

    • tonygadoy

      Moron ignorant. Nag post ka pa.

    • disqus_ZrxaGjUzMQ

      i stay away dont worry

    • GKLer

      With your reasoning, we should stay away from Filipinos too, they are killers, murderers, rapists, thieves. Probably in the genes is correct. Killers often breed killers, as in the case of breeding animals.

      Massacres in the Philippines: Maguindanao 2009 (58 killed), RCBC Cabuyao 2008 (10 killed), Luisita 2004 (7 killed), Vizconde 1991 (3 killed), Digos 1989 (39 killed), Mendiola 1987 (13 killed), Escalante 1985 (30 killed), Tacbil 1974 (1776 killed), Jabidah 1968 (68 killed), Moro Crater 1906 (600+ killed). If you want to add the Mindanao war as a massacre, we are looking at at least 60,000 dead since the 1970s.

      Intentional homicide rate in the Philippines: About 5 to 8 for the past 15 years for every 100,000 people.

      We all know Filipino FRAT students kill their own brothers during hazing, here are some victims in the past 5 years: Marc Marcos 2012 of San Beda, Marvin Reglos 2012 of San Beda, Nor Silongan 2011 Notre Dame Tacurong, EJ Karl Intia 2011 Univ of Makati, Noel Borja 2010, Menardo Clamucha 2010 Univ Iloilo, Glacy Dimaranan 2009, John Samparada 2009 Lyceum, Chester Abracias 2008 Enverga Univ.

      For every 3 Filipino children, 1 is abused. That’s 30%. In the first 3 months of 1999: 2393 Filipino children were raped. These kids will likely be the next generation of abusers, criminals, rapists.

      The number of reported rape cases in the Philippines is about 3000 per year from 1998 to 2002.

      2012 General crime rate in the Philippines: about 217 per 100,000 people. But these stats are useless, if you factor in 1 out of every 3 children are abused (which is a crime under PH law), our crime rate is probably closer to 30 million per year.

      Recently, one Filipino thief managed to own 28 houses using the people’s money.

      Sure, the Africans are killers, so are Filipinos.

      Read 2 Timothy 3 on the types of people we should have nothing to do with.

      • go88

        You’re right …. but security is a bigger issue in Africa than in the Philippines (except in Basilan, Sulu …). In any african economic capital after night falls you (foreigner) become a prey and will almost surely be targeted by some criminals …. if you walk in the street at night you need to be aware and know how to fight if you want to survive. Women are often seen as commodities and it’s definitely not a place for single foreign women.

      • Pitbulldog

        Don’t worry much about them Bro. Aids is slowly eating away that race…

      • opinon only

        Whatever. Look at Africa. See any successful country. PHL even with all the corruption is so much more developed. Even with billions and trillions of aid going to Africa they still fail as a people. Come to America and drive through the black ghettos and see if your mind changes. We are talking in general terms here. Not all blacks are dumb. But a majority are…..You know what I be saying my man….my nigg* that be right…holler. You need Rosetta Stone just to decipher what these subhumans are talking about.

    • opinon only

      your right. the problem with black people is they are intellectually inferior than other races. take them out of Africa and put them in a civilized society and they still fail as a people. they just lack brain power. they only attain intelligence if they marry non blacks. take filipinos out of PHL and they prosper. our problem is not lack of intelligence but a corrupt political government. look at how badly black americans do in america. compare that with filipinos.

  • blue_lights

    while he probably could have gotten away with the crime owing to the current civil unrest, he learned that there is no escape from a guilty conscience…

  • Carlos B. Bacho


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