12-year old raped in Malangas Print
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 13:55

A 12-year old girl was raped after being waylaid by a man in Malangas, Zamboanga Sibugay last Saturday morning.

The suspect was identified as Wilfredo Pihe, 49 years old, single and a resident of Purok Dahlia, Lower Dansualo, Malangas, Zamboanga Sibugay.

A report from the Police Regional Office-9 said that the victim, identified as a certain Sahara, was on her way home after harvesting coconuts with her cousins when she was approached by the suspect.

The man waylaid and brought her to a bushy area where she was allegedly raped.

The suspect fled to an unknown direction.  The victim meanwhile was able to run towards their house and report the incident to her mother.

PNP elements of Malangas Municipal Police Station together with barangay tanods have conducted hot pursuit operation for the arrest of the suspect.  (LAJ)