Justice Secretary Vitalaino Aguirre II has positioned businessman Peter Lim and different fellow drug personalities within the Bureau of Immigration’s (BI) lookout bulletin.
“In view of the gravity of the offense filed against the above-named individuals, there is likelihood that they might leave the country to place themselves beyond the reach of the lawful processes of the concerned offices,” learn his memorandum to the BI.
Apart from Lim, Aguirre instructed the BI to position in its Immigration Lookout Bulletin Order (ILBO) Rolan “Kerwin” Espinosa, Peter Co, Lovely Adam Impal, Marcelo Adorco, Max Miro, Ruel Malindangan, and Jun Pepito,
They have been listed within the ILBO based mostly on the request of Superintendent Richard Verceles, officer-in-charge of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group’s Major Crimes Investigation Unit (CIDG-MCIU).
Criminal complaints have been filed towards the eight drug personalities earlier than the Department of Justice (DOJ) for violating Section 26(b) in relation to Section 5 (Sale, Trading, Administration, Dispensation, Delivery, Distribution and Transportation of Dangerous Drugs and/or Controlled Precursors and Essential Chemicals) of Republic Act No. 9165, the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act.
Aguirre instructed the BI “to be on the lookout/alert for the above-named individuals in the event that anyone of them pass through immigration counters in any of our international airports and/or seaports.”
He mentioned BI personnel ought to instantly inform the DOJ and different involved authorities companies as soon as any of the eight individuals are noticed on the worldwide airports or seaports.
“Hence, all concerned are strongly warned against waiting until boarding time to inform the concerned offices of any attempt to leave the country,” he reminded.
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