Man nabbed for threatening to post nude photo of 13-year-old girl

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A MAN was arrested during an entrapment conducted by operatives of Inabanga Police Station and the Provincial Anti-Cybercrime Unit of Bohol on Saturday night, September 10, 2022.

The suspect was identified as 27-year-old Vincent Rainer Payos.

Payos allegedly threatened to upload the nude photos of a 13-year-old girl on social media if she refused to meet him.

He also allegedly threatened to kill her parents.

Major Cresente Goria, chief of the Inabanga Police Station, told Superbalita Cebu said the suspect and the minor live in different barangays in the town.

Goria said Payos was arrested outside his house around 8:45 p.m.

He said the girl’s parents knew something was bothering her because she refused to eat and go outside.

Goria said the girl finally told her parents her problem.

She said the suspect was her “chatmate” and that she had sent him a nude photo. However, Payos allegedly threated to upload it and also kill her parents if she refused to see him in person.

"When the parents found out, they immediately sought our assistance,” Goria said in Cebuano.

He said they asked the girl’s older sibling to send a message to the suspect to set up a meeting as part of the entrapment.

Payos will be charged with grave threats and violating Republic Act 7610, or the Child Abuse Law.