Church Files Anti-Fencing Raps vs Cebu Icons Trader; for Possession of Allegedly Stolen Religious Artifacts

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Church Files Anti-Fencing Raps vs Cebu Icons Trader; for Possession of Allegedly Stolen Religious Artifacts


Byline: : MARS W. MOSQUEDA JR.

CEBU CITY The archdiocese of Cebu has filed anti-fencing charges against an antique dealer who was earlier arrested for possessing various religious artifacts, allegedly stolen from different churches in Cebu and neighboring islands.

Church representatives filed the other day the complaint against antique dealer Rory Bacus with the City Prosecutor's Office here.

Bacus was earlier held in custody by the police after operatives seized over 100 icons from his house in barangay Basak, Cebu City.

Stolen icons, some of them identified by their original owners, were traced to Bacus who deals in antiques for a living. However, Bacus denied he knew that the icons were stolen.

Bacus voluntarily relinquished the artifacts to the police, but said he will consult a lawyer on the possibility of repossessing the confiscated religious artifacts.

The raid came three days before two Bohol officials identified two of the 10 artifacts seized by the police as among those stolen from the San Isidro church in barangay Cambitoon, Inabanga town last March 5.

Also hours before the raid, officials from Leyte, Bohol, and some Cebu towns went to the CPPO headquarters to look at the photos of icons that were earlier taken in the house of Bacus.

Sources said the stolen religious icons from Cebu and Bohol were reportedly auctioned off to international antique buyers through the internet. …

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