U.S. Embassy Statement

Manila, June 18, 2018 — The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines welcomes the arrests of Galicano Datu III on June 12 in Mandaluyong City and Crispin dela Paz on June 14 in Marikina City by the National Bureau of Investigation for the violent death of George Anikow on November 24, 2012, bringing some measure of justice to this senseless crime.  We appreciate the cooperation of Philippine law enforcement authorities in locating and apprehending the perpetrators.