Senator Richard Gordon has sought to position within the immigration lookout bulletin seven individuals who had been tagged concerned within the shipment of P6.four billion value of shabu.
In response, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II granted his request and issued an order to Bureau of Immigration (BI) to have the seven placed within the Immigration Lookout Bulletin Order (ILBO).
These seven individuals are placed within the ILBO are Richard Tan; his alleged intermediary Kenneth Dong; Fidel Dee; customs dealer Mark Ruben Taguba; Larribert Hilario, head of the Risk Management Office of the Bureau of Customs (BOC); and Taiwanese nationals Jhu Ming Jyun and Chen Min.
“Considering the gravity of the offenses possibly committed, there is a strong possibility that the foregoing personalities may attempt to place themselves beyond the reach of the legal processes of this Department by leaving the country,” learn Aguirre’s memorandum.
“We thus deem the issuance of an ILBO against the subject prudent in order to at least monitor the itineraries of his flight, travel, and/or whereabouts,” he added.
Aguirre ordered the BI in his memorandum “to be on the lookout/alert for the above-named individuals should they pass through the immigration counters in any of our international ports and/or seaports.”
BI officers had been additionally instructed to right away inform his workplace, the Prosecutor General, the Bureau of Customs, and the workplace of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee “any pertinent information, especially those tending to indicate that they subject individuals are attempting to leave the country.”
Gordon, who chairs the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee, is at present holding an investigation over the shipment of the P6.four billion value of shabu which had been seized by authorieties final May 26 in a warehouse owned by Tan and rented by the 2 Taiwanese. During the operation, Dee was additionally arrested.