Updated: February 07, 2020 09:26 AM GMT
The Rural Missionaries of the Philippines has been serving poor communities in the country for 51 years. It was established on Aug. 15, 1969, as a mission partner of the Association of Major Religious Superiors. (Photo supplied)
The Philippine government has frozen the bank accounts of the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines (RMP) for "probable cause," saying they are "related to terrorism financing."The government's Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) ordered a 20-day freeze on three RMP accounts with the Bank of the Philippine Islands.In a resolution dated Dec. 26, 2019, the AMLC also ordered the bank to submit details of related bank accounts and proposed the filing of a petition before the Court of Appeals to extend the freeze order to six months.
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