Newspaper publisher arrested, held at CIDG

By Abigail Kwok
First Posted 13:41:00 09/04/2008

MANILA, Philippines — A newspaper publisher was arrested Thursday and was brought to the national headquarters of the Philippine National Police in Camp Crame, Quezon City.

Jake Macasaet of Malaya was arrested as he was having lunch at the Century Park Sheraton in Pasay City, according to authorities.

A warrant of arrest was issued against Macasaet for contempt over a libel case that had been filed against him.

As of posting time, Macasaet is inside the office of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) to post bail.


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