PH Embassy in Thailand confirms arrest of Reyes brothers | Global News

PH Embassy in Thailand confirms arrest of Reyes brothers

By: - NewsLab Lead / @MSantosINQ
/ 02:57 PM September 21, 2015
Seated from left to right: Mario Reyes, Joel Reyes, flanked by Thai police. DOJ PHOTO

Seated from left to right: Mario Reyes, Joel Reyes, flanked by Thai police. DOJ PHOTO

The Philippine Embassy in Thailand has confirmed the arrest of the Reyes brothers.

“The Philippine Embassy in Bangkok has confirmed that the Reyes brothers are in the custody of the Thai Police,” Department of Foreign Affairs Spokesman Charles Jose said in a text message Monday.

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READ: Reyes brothers in Ortega killing arrested in Thailand

Philippine Police have also reported that Mario and Joel Reyes, who have been on the most wanted list for the slay of Palawan environmentalist and journalist Dr. Gerry Ortega, were held in Phuket, Thailand, by immigration authorities for overstaying.

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Thai police are in custody of the two and are preparing them for deportation. Both have a P2 million reward for their arrest.

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