Teacher faces child abuse charges PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 16 February 2018 16:55

A public school teacher surrendered to authorities after learning that he has a pending warrant of arrest for child abuse.

Police identified the teacher as Alfred Dulaca Cristobal, married and a resident of 14th Street, Southcom Village, Barangay Calarian, this city.

Cristobal was also identified as a teacher of the Southcom Elementary School.

A police report showed that Cristobal submitted himself to the Sinunuc Police Station at around 1:40 p.m.

Cristobal is facing two counts of child abuse, exploitation and discrimination as embodied under  section 10(a) of Republic Act 7610, otherwise known as the law for the protection against child abuse, exploitation and discrimination.

The warrant of arrest was issued by Regional Trial Court Branch 15 with a recommended bail of P80,000.

Cristobal was placed under police custody pending his turn-over to the court.  (Dan Toribio)