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NEWSPIX: Maute look-alike fugitive falls in Surigao City

Authorities in Surigao City say they have arrested a 43-year-old Muslim convert wanted in Sorsogon City for murder on Wednesday evening after years on the run.

Supt. Jay Baybayan, police chief of Surigao City, said Alexander Cabrisus Rascal, a native of Panganiban, Camarines Norte was apprehended at the Eva Macapagal port around 7:30 p.m.

Rascal, who resembles a certain alias “Baghdadi” who is in the list of wanted persons who allegedly have links with the Maute group was bound for Liloan, Southern Leyte and was not able to present identification cards when asked by authorities.

Baybayan said the fugitive has an arrest warrant issued by the Sorsogon City Regional Trial Court for murder. Photo Jojo Ferol

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