Ruben Ecleo became leader of his religious group, which claims millions of adherents, after the 1987 death of his namesake father, who had founded the group in 1965. Photo: AFP Ruben Ecleo became leader of his religious group, which claims millions of adherents, after the 1987 death of his namesake father, who had founded the group in 1965. Photo: AFP
Ruben Ecleo became leader of his religious group, which claims millions of adherents, after the 1987 death of his namesake father, who had founded the group in 1965. Photo: AFP

Philippines’ ‘most wanted man’ Ruben Ecleo arrested for murdering wife after long hunt

  • His wife’s remains were found in 2002, and when he was first arrested months later, 17 people died during the raid on his home
  • Ecleo led a religious group and won a seat in Congress in 2010, before being convicted in 2012 and sentenced to 30 years in prison

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Ruben Ecleo became leader of his religious group, which claims millions of adherents, after the 1987 death of his namesake father, who had founded the group in 1965. Photo: AFP Ruben Ecleo became leader of his religious group, which claims millions of adherents, after the 1987 death of his namesake father, who had founded the group in 1965. Photo: AFP
Ruben Ecleo became leader of his religious group, which claims millions of adherents, after the 1987 death of his namesake father, who had founded the group in 1965. Photo: AFP
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