Man kills self after raping 2 stepdaughters PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 11:28

A 31-year-old man stabbed himself to death after he raped his two step-daughters in Barangay Mabuhay, Liloy, Zambonaga del Norte last week.

Police identified the suicide as Arcinio Martonillas y Bermudez, 31.

A police report disclosed that Barangay Captain Bernardo Timtim of Barangay Mabuhay, Liloy, Zamboanga Del Norte accompanied Marichu Acabo y Canalija, 27, married, together with her two daughters aged 8 and 6 in reporting the rape case to the Liloy Municipal Police Station on October 23, 2014.

It was learned that the sexual assault happened when Marichu was in Polandoc, Leon Postigo town, also in Zamboanga Del Norte,

Policemen rushed to Martonillas’ house yelled at him to surrender.

However the suspect did not respond. Moments later, policemen decided to barge into the house where they found Martonillas bloodied with a bolo embedded on his stomach. He was rushed to the hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.

Marichu told the police that Martonillas had threatened to commit suicide if she will report the incident to authorities. – Dan Toribio Jr.