Woman raped PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 13 February 2017 12:34


A 23-year-old woman was allegedly raped while she was looking for firewood in barangay Sibulao last Thursday afternoon.

The victim, Angelica, not her true name, told police that she was raped by Rodelyn Malabas y Celestino, 29, married of the same place.

Initial police investigation showed that around 3:30 p.m., Angelica went to a nearby stream to look for firewood when suddenly, Malabas appeared and dragged her to the bushes then raped her.

The victim was released by the suspect after the incident.

Angelica then went to the Vitali Police Station to report the incident.

Acting on the report, policemen launched a follow-up operation for the possible arrest of the suspect who is still at-large as of this report.

Police have readied charges against the suspect in court. – Dan Toribio