No deportation yet for Iranian beauty queen pending resolution of asylum plea 0 SHARES Share it! Department of Justice (DOJ) Undersecretary and Spokesman Markk Perete said the exclusion proceedings against Zare Bahari has been terminated by the Bureau of Immigration (BI), but the application for asylum was still pending. Zare Bahari was Iran’s representative to the Miss Intercontinental pageant held in Manila last year. “Based on information received from the BI, Zare Bahari was prevented from entering the Philippines because of an Interpol (International Police) Red Notice issued against her,” Perete said. READ MORE: BI arrests Iranian fugitive at NAIAShe denied being a respondent in an assault and battery case in Dagupan City in Pangasinan.
Source: Manila Bulletin October 20, 2019 08:15 UTC