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Detained Bahrain OFW’s family receives assistance

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 11:50 AM January 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte, along with Sen. Bong Go and Special Envoy to the Gulf Cooperation Council Amable Aguiluz V recently met with the family of an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) detained in Bahrain.

The President, according to a Palace statement Friday, met with the family of Roderick Aguinaldo on Thursday prior to his engagement in Leyte.

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The Palace added that Go and  Aguiluz extended financial assistance to Aguinaldo’s family.

Aguiluz also provided scholarship grants to Aguinaldo’s three children.

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Aguinaldo has been detained in Bahrain for three years for the death of a Pakistani national.

His family is set to fly to Bahrain Saturday.

The Bahraini government earlier vowed not to carry out capital punishment after Duterte appealed to commute Aguinaldo’s sentence.

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