Police arrest man wanted for raping half sister in Lapu-Lapu

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A 20-year-old man on the wanted list was arrested by the police for allegedly raping his half sister several times in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu.

Members of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) Lapu-Lapu City Field Unit and police station 3 headed by Police Captain Nigel Sanoy arrested the suspect based on a pending warrant of arrest for five counts of rape.

Judge Jose Alfonso Maliper Gomos of RTC Branch 5 in Lapu-Lapu City issued the warrant of arrest without recommended bail on June 23, 2022 against the accused identified as Edward (not his real name) of Sitio Camansi, Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City.

The arrest was part of the "Oplan Pagtugis" anti-criminality operation by the CIDG against the most wanted persons in their jurisdiction.

The suspect has been listed in police station 3 as the number 1 most wanted person for rape case. (AYB, TPT)

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