ITOGON, Benguet – A 17-year old minor was arrested by combined police operatives and intelligence agents based on a warrant for rape in his residence at Riverside, Poblacion here Friday.
Senior Superintendent Florante Camuyot, officer-in-charge of the Benguet Provincial Police Office, described the victim to be 17 years old, single, laborer and a resident of Riverside, Poblacion, Itogon, Benguet.
He was arrested by virtue of a warrant issued by Judge Rufus G. Malecdan, Sr. of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 9 in La Trinidad for rape with no bail recommended for his temporary liberty.
The arrested minor was subsequently brought to the Itogon Municipal Police Station for documentation prior to his turnover to the issuing court for the proper disposition of the case filed against him.
By Dexter A. See