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Unindicted co-conspirator in 1993 World Trade Centre bombing deported to Canada

A controversial Canadian Muslim preacher has been deported from the Philippines after being declared an "undesirable alien" by the country's Immigration Bureau, a spokeswoman said Monday.

Bilal Philips, an unindicted co-conspirator in the 1993 attempted bombing of the World Trade Centre in New York, was detained by police while on a speaking tour in the southern Philippines.

"Philips was deported to Canada Saturday evening after the board of commissioners approved his request for voluntary deportation," Elaine Tan of the Immigration Bureau told the National Post.

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