Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Norman Tansingco said that three sex offenders were turned away by BI officers in the international airports of Manila and Cebu.
Excluded last January 10 at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) terminal 1 was American national Rolando Camama, 73, who arrived on board a China Airlines flight from Taipei.
Kenneth Ray Miller, 56, was also barred from entering on the same day as he arrived on board a China Eastern flight from Shanghai.
At the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA), officers stopped from entering into the country 79-year-old Kenneth Anthony Mulford, who arrived from Dubai on January 11.
A sex offender registry is a system that is being implemented in several countries that allows their governments to monitor activities of sex offenders. RSOs are persons convicted of crimes involving sexual offense, including rape, sexual assault or child molestation.
All three sex offenders were immediately sent back on board the next flight back to their country from origin and are included in the BI’s blacklist of unwanted aliens, said Tansingco.
Also, all three have been tagged by the US government as registered sex offenders (RSOs).