BI arrests Japanese fugitive in Malate


Posted at Jun 20 2018 01:43 PM

MANILA - A Japanese fugitive wanted for theft, counterfeiting private documents and fraud in Japan was arrested in Malate last June 12, the Bureau of Immigration reported.

Toshio Hoshino, 49, was reported to be loitering around the areas of Ermita and Malate. He was arrested at a local hotel along Mabini Street.

The BI immediately ordered Hoshino's arrest upon receiving word from Japanese authorities that he had a criminal record.

Hoshino was turned over to the BI Legal Division for proper filing of charges and eventual deportation.