Manila: Philippine immigration officials have deported an Indonesian who served more than a decade in prison after being convicted of possessing explosives.
Immigration Commissioner Siegfred Mison in a statement has said that they have deported Agus Dwikarna, Indonesian national who was sentenced to a prison term of 10 to 17 years in 2002.  Dwikarna was convicted of carrying C-4 plastic explosives and bomb parts at Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport as he and two other Indonesians were leaving Manila for Bangkok in 2002. Philippine police have also accused Dwikarna of membership in Jemaah Islamiyah, an Al-Qaeda-linked Southeast Asian group blamed for the deadly 2002 Bali nightclub bombings in Indonesia. Dwikarna denied the charges.