Antonio Sanchez, a former Philippine mayor serving a 360-year sentence for rape and multiple murders. Photo: Twitter

Philippines hits pause on early release for ex-mayor Antonio Sanchez serving 360 years in jail amid outrage

  • Sanchez was set to have been freed on August 20, his family said, after serving 24 years of a 360-year sentence for rape and multiple murders
  • But public outrage has forced authorities to keep him behind bars, while they review the release of about 11,000 prisoners for good behaviour
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Antonio Sanchez, a former Philippine mayor serving a 360-year sentence for rape and multiple murders. Photo: Twitter
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