2 minors raped, killed PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 26 February 2013 14:17

Two minor girls were raped and killed in Barangay Limas, Tigbao, Zamboanga del Sur last Saturday night.

A report reaching the Police Regional Office identified the victims as Meljoy Tejada Delantar, 3, and Marrytis Tejada Buhayan, 8, both of Tigbao.

Pableo Perocilio, barangay chairman of Limas, Tigbao, Zamboanga del Sur reported to theTigbao Municipal Police Station that two bodies of minors were found in his barangay around 6 p.m.

Acting on the report, Tigbao policemen under Sr. Insp. Norbert F Velonza, proceeded to the place and found the victims amid grasses.

Initial investigation disclosed that the body of Delantar was found on a hilly spot amid grasses and adjacent to their house. She was undressed with contusions and lacerated wounds in the different parts of her body. On the other hand, the body of Buhayan, also with contusions and lacerated wounds was recovered fews meters away.

Police said the two girls were raped and killed by Sabate Cobio alias Tata, a resident of the same place.

The suspect was nowhere to be found.

Recovered by investigators at the crime scene were a stone weighing 1 kilogram and one orange t-shirt with bloodstains believed to have been worn by the suspect prior to the incident.

Police were still hunting down the suspect. — Dan Toribio Jr.