Former lawmaker accused of killing Philippine governor arrested in East Timor

MANILA: A former Filipino congressman accused of masterminding the killings of a provincial governor and several others has been arrested in East Timor and will be deported to the Philippines, Philippine justice officials said on Friday.
Police arrested Arnolfo Teves Jr. while he was playing at a golf driving range on Thursday in East Timor’s capital of Dili, where he has tried to seek asylum, the Philippine Department of Justice said.  His arrest had been sought through an Interpol red notice asking police worldwide to locate and apprehend him.

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