Teacher wanted for rape arrested PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 14 November 2010 16:43

A public school teacher who was wanted by the law was arrested by operatives of the Detective Management Unit last Thursday morning.
Arrested was Marcelino Ponte y Narvaca also known as “Sir Mar”, a high school teacher of the Zamboanga City High School Main and a resident of Aurora Village, Guiwan.
A police report disclosed that Ponte was nabbed at the Joaquin Enriquez Sports Complex around 11 a.m.
Ponte was arrested on the strength of a warrant for rape defined and penalized under article 266-A paragraph 2 in relation to article 266-B of the Republic Act number 8353 under case numbers 25258 and 25259.
The warrant of arrest was issued by Judge Peter Eisma of the Regional Trial Court Branch 15on November 10, 2010.
The court has recommended a P 200,000 bond for Ponte's temporary liberty.
Police said Ponte was detained at the police station pending his turn-over to the court for proper disposition of his case. -- Dan Toribio Jr.