Cops arrest man charged with 193 counts of rape

Third Anne Peralta-Malonzo
IT WAS a visit well spent. For 12 days, I was able to reconnect with family, as well as batchmates from Cebu Normal Laboratory School Batch 1969, Abellana National School Batch 1973 and the USC College

AUTHORITIES arrested on Saturday, February 9, a man charged with 193 counts of rape.

Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) director Chief Superintendent Amador Corpus identified the suspect as Anthony De Roma, 36, married, a resident of Daet Camarines Norte.

De Roma, who was arrested in Angeles City, Pampanga, has a standing arrest warrant issued by Judge Evan Dizon of the Camarines Norte Regional Trial Court for 193 counts of rape.

No bail was recommended.

Corpus said a confidential informant had asked for assistance from the CIDG in Camarines Norte.

“A confidential informant asked the assistance of Camarines Norte CIDG PFU for the possible arrest of the accused since he had gone into hiding for the last two years,” said Corpus.

“After CIDG detectives validated the information and able to secure a copy of his arrest warrant the information was shared to different CIDG Units nationwide and continuous operational research was done to ascertain the whereabouts of the accused. Until a witness known to the suspect tipped our detectives that he is in Angeles City, Pampanga,” he added. (SunStar Philippines)