An American was arrested at a Davao City mall after threatening a metropolis councillor — and bragging that he couldn’t be detained due to his nationality.
Gary Joseph Maraviglia flew into a rage yesterday (Sunday, August 6) after accusing Davao City Second District Councillor Al Ryan Alejandre of photographing his bank card.
According to a report on Radio dzBB, the American accused the native politician of trying to defraud him, and challenged him to a fist combat. Some native information sources additionally discuss with a risk involving a shotgun.
In his grievance filed with police, Mr Alejandre additionally claimed that Maraviglia boasted that he couldn’t be arrested as a result of he was a US citizen.
Ironically, Mr Alejandre is the chairman of town authorities’s worldwide relations and tourism committees.
It has not been confirmed what charges are being filed, and no additional info on this case is out there at the moment.