Ex-fastfood crew arrested for 'rape'

A FORMER crew of a fastfood chain accused of rape was arrested by operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group Cebu Field Unit (CIDG CFU) by virtue of a warrant of arrest.

Police Lieutenant Colonel Randy Korret, head of the CIDG-CFU, together with his men, served the warrant that led to the arrest of Heldon Tabanas Basijan, 26, at 10 a.m. Friday, September 30, 2022, in Sitio Lupa, Barangay Sapangdaku, Cebu City.

The warrant of arrest was issued by Judge Dax Gonzaga Xenos of Cebu City Regional Trial Court Branch 23 with no recommended bail based on the complaint filed by his co-worker Mariane (real name withheld) in court.

Mariane said in his complaint that Basijan raped her last July. (BBT, TPT)