Man arrested over multiple rape charges

By Jennifer P. Rendon

A 35-year-old man facing multiple rape charges was arrested on the afternoon of July 4 in Dumangas, Iloilo.

Alias Von was apprehended at his home in Barangay Pagdugue, Dumangas. Members of the Zarraga Municipal Police Station, together with Dumangas MPS, arrested the suspect based on an arrest warrant for 10 counts of rape by carnal knowledge under Criminal Case Numbers 24-91726 to 24-91735.

Judge Globert Justalero of the Regional Trial Court 6 (RTC-6) Branch 32 in Iloilo City issued the arrest warrant. No bail was recommended for his temporary release.

All charges were filed by a lone complainant, who is the suspect’s relative by affinity. The suspect is now detained and will be turned over to the concerned court.


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