MANILA, Philippines - Fugitive former police senior superintendent Cezar Mancao II used his own key to unlock the door of his detention cell. Then he walked calmly out of the building and scaled a fence.
Footage from a security camera showed Mancao leaving his cell at 1:14 a.m. Thursday, two days after the Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) ordered his transfer to the Manila City Jail.
Wearing a white t-shirt and a bull cap, and carrying a black bag with his personal belongings, Mancao almost stumbled in front of a white sport utility vehicle before disappearing from the range of the security camera.
MANILA, Philippines - Former police superintendent Cezar Mancao, who testified that Sen. Panfilo Lacson and former President Joseph Estrada were involved in the murder of publicist Bubby Dacer, escaped from the custody of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) before dawn Thursday.
Reynaldo Esmeralda, NBI's deputy director for intelligence services, said Mancao escaped from his detention cell at around 1:14 a.m.