Welder nabbed for assaulting girlfriend in Naga

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A 38-YEAR-OLD welder was arrested for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend in Purok Sambag, Barangay Tuyan, Naga City, in southern Cebu on Sunday noon, June 5, 2022.

Colonel Junnel Caadlawon, officer-in-charge of Naga City Police Station, identified the suspect as Mark Rico Alforque, a native of Barangay Tuyan.

Caadlawon said the victim identified as Madonna Fernandez, 32, of Barangay West Poblacion, Naga City, personally appeared at their station to report the abuses done by her boyfriend.

Fernandez narrated to the police that Alforque pushed her into the mud, punched her back and slapped her left cheek during their argument.

The Naga police personnel immediately conducted a follow-up operation that resulted in the arrest of Alforque.

Alforque is now temporarily detained at the Naga City Police Station detention cell, waiting for the filing of charges in violation of RA 9262 or Violence Against Women and their Children against him. (GDC, TPT)

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