kagawad wanted for rape of girl, 13
barangay councilor in Caramoran is being hunted by authorities after he
was accused by a 13-year old girl of luring her to his store and then
sexually abusing her twice three months ago.
its report to PNP provincial director Supt. Rolando O. Gonzales, Caramoran
police identified the suspect as barangay kagawad Tito Collantes, of legal
age and resident of barangay Iyao.
to the victim, sometime in August this year she was offered a piece of
santol fruit by Collantes, who suddenly grabbed her inside his sari-sari
store. Inside, he forcibly removed her panty and raped her twice, doing
lewd designs on her against her will.
medico-legal examination at the Pandan district hospital reportedly
confirmed that the girl was sexually abused. The suspect reportedly fled
and is now being hunted by police.
another development, Virac policemen recovered more than 300 board feet of
"abandoned" lumber in an operation in barangay Bigaa.
team composed of deputy police chief Insp. Rosita S. Vargas, SPO4 Romeo
Vargas, SPO1 Manuel Sorra, SPO1 Nicolas Tacorda, and SPO1 Roger Masagca
confiscated the 29 pieces of 2x2x10 lumber allegedly abandoned in Bigaa at
about 7:30 P.M. of November 27.