The 29-Year-Old Australian Muslim Extremist Arrested In The Philippines Has Been Deported Back To Australia

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Filipino authorities have deported suspected Islamist militant Musa Cerantonio after the Australian national was arrested for travelling as an undocumented foreigner.

Cerantonio, who is believed to have been in the country for about a year before his arrest, had his passport cancelled by the Australian Government on July 7.

Authorities were tipped off on his whereabouts after Cerantonio tweeted that he had made it to the Middle East after hiding out in the Philippines.

The arrest is a win for Western intelligence agencies who believe he is one of the most influential preachers for fighters in Syria and Iraq.

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