The Philippines is taking steps to repatriate four Japanese nationals who are believed to be linked to a series of robberies in Japan.
Attention has been focused on how soon the suspects will be sent. Philippine officials are expected to discuss the matter as early as Wednesday afternoon.
A Philippines’ justice department spokesman told reporters on Tuesday that Japan wants the four men to be deported together. He also said that the Philippines will comply with Japan’s request, even if preparations have only been completed for some of the suspects.
Japanese police have obtained arrest warrants for the four men, as they believe the individuals were previously involved in phone scams in Japan.
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