Former President and Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo attends the coronation ceremony and granting of the status of Patron of the Royal Institution of Singapore to Pastor Apollo Quiboloy in Davao City. (September 2019) | Photo from Pastor Apollo C. Quiboloy's Facebook page

MANILA, Philippines – Following the issuance of arrest warrants against him in sexual abuse and child abuse cases, Kingdom of Jesus Christ (KJC) founder and alleged rapist Apollo Quiboloy is now considered a wanted fugitive in the Philippines, according to with the police.

“He is wanted because he is a fugitive from the law,” said the head of Police Regional Office (PRO) 11 – Public Information Office, Major Catherine Dela Rey, in a telephone interview with on Thursday.

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Dela Rey added that their tracking teams, made up of Davao authorities, are now monitoring some of Quiboloy's properties in the region to locate the religious leader.

On Thursday, the Philippine National Police (PNP) called on Quiboloy to “calmly” surrender to authorities.

PNP's call came after his five co-accused surrendered before Davao authorities and posted bail of P80,000 each.

Last Wednesday, a Davao Regional Trial Court issued arrest warrants against Quiboloy and his subordinates namely Cresente Canada, Paulene Canada, Sylvia Camanes, Jackiely Roy and Ingrid Canada as they were accused of violating Republic Act 7610 or the Anti-Child Abuse Act. , specifically the provision on sexual abuse of minors and ill-treatment.

In January 2022, Quiboloy was officially declared one of the most wanted sex trafficking suspects in the United States.

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation published a wanted poster seeking information leading to his arrest for “conspiracy to engage in sex trafficking by force, fraud and coercion, and child sex trafficking; sex trafficking by force, fraud and coercion; conspiracy; bulk money smuggling.”

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