The Justice Department is considering Teves’ extradition
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The Justice Department is considering Teves’ extradition

The government remains optimistic that expelled Congressman Arnolfo Teves Jr. he will be sent back to the Philippines to face murder charges despite his efforts to remain in East Timor.

The Department of Justice (DOJ) issued this statement on Tuesday after Teves, considered the mastermind behind the assassination of Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo and five others on March 4, 2023, was re-arrested by the PolĂ­cia Nacional of Timor-Leste (PNTL) in following his temporary dismissal.



Arrested again Former congressman Arnolfo Teves has been arrested again after his release from Becora prison. SUBMITTED PHOTO