Tricycle driver nabbed for sexually harassing 12-year-old girl

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A TRICYCLE driver was arrested for allegedly sexually harrassing a 12-year-old girl in Sitio Baracca, Barangay Poblacion 2, Carcar City around 7 p.m. Thursday, June 10, 2022.

Police arrested Alenogenes Fajardo alias "Alen," 53, married, a tricycle driver from Sitio Relis, Barangay Poblacion 1, Carcar City in a follow-up operation around 10 p.m. Thursday.

Police Lieutenant Colonel Ardioleto Cabagnot, chief of Carcar Police Station, told Superbalita Cebu that the victim was sitting at a waiting shed in the area when the suspect arrived. She was waiting for her father to give her money for her school project.

The victim was reportedly seduced into walking around the area with him. The suspect then allegedly proceeded to masturbate and groped the chest of the underaged girl.

The Grade 5 student told her mother what had happened to her following the incident. Her mother immediately sought police assistance that led to the arrest of the suspect.

Fajardo will be charged for violating Republic Act 7610 or the Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act. (With JGS)

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