Wife beater arrested PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 10 February 2012 13:32

Police have forwarded to the City Prosecutor Office a case of violation of Republic Act 9262 against a 48-year-old who was arrested for allegedly maltreating his wife in Barangay Mampang the other day.

The suspect was identified as Roberto Ricopuerto y Reyes, married, of Locson drive, Mampang.

Initial investigation showed that Ricopuerto arrived home last February 5 around 8 p.m. and figured in a heated argument with his wife due to a family problem.

Ricopuerto reportedly manhandled his wife and attempted to hack her using a blade weapon.

The wife suffered bruises in the body. The incident was reported to the police.

Police acted on the report and conducted a follow-up operation that resulted in the arrest of Ricopuerto.

After proceidural investigation, police took Ricopuerto to the City Prosecutor Office for inquest.— Dan Toribio Jr.