Man nabbed for raping teenager in Carcar City

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A 19-YEAR-OLD man accused of raping his teenage neighbor was arrested by local police in Barangay Napo, Carcar City, southern Cebu on Monday afternoon, Sept. 5, 2022, after several months of hiding.

Boboy (not his real name)did not resist arrest when personnel from the Carcar City Police Station served the warrant of arrest issued by Judge Ernesto Engracia Narido of Carcar’s Regional Trial Court Branch 11 last Aug. 26.

Tip

Carcar City police chief Lt. Col. Ardiolito Cabagnot said they immediately served the warrant after receiving a tip from their informant that Boboy was hiding in their house.

Molly (not her real name), 14, positively identified Boboy as the one who raped her in February this year.

She told the police that she was walking towards a store to buy medicines when he was accosted by Boboy.

She said Boboy pointed a knife at her and brought her to his house nearby. He then raped her.

Boboy reportedly fled and went into hiding after the incident.

The suspect will face trial for violating Republic Act 7610 or the Anti-Child Abuse Law. The court has recommended a bail of P200,000 for his temporary liberty.