woman raped by farmer
farmer is facing a possible death sentence after he allegedly sexually
abused a mentally retarded woman three times in the capital town since
October this year.
learned of the incident last week when the victim's mother reported to
them that her daughter, 20, was raped by a certain Guillermo Alpapara, 37,
a resident of Palta Small, sometime in the last week of October, 2000.
to an official source at the Virac police station, the sexual abuses were
committed by the suspect whenever the woman, an "utal-utal" who
only finished Grade II, was out gathering firewood by herself in a wooded
area of the barangay and he was herding his carabao.
was claimed that the man forcibly undressed the victim and leaned her body
against a coconut tree before abusing her. The victim is now two months
pregnant as a result of the rapes. Police said the case against Alpapara
was set to be filed this Monday before the Municipal Trial Court of Virac.
a suspect in a robbery has complained to police that he and his three
companions was threatened to be killed by a security guard and an alleged
agent of the National Bureau of Investigation last week.
Cerilo y Sta. Cruz, 23, single, and a resident of San Pedro, alleged that
at about 2:30 A.M. of December 12, he was with his three companions, whom
he identified only as Angel of Pajo, Jerry of Rawis and one alias Bungal
of Danicop, when the incident occurred near the Boys Scouts headquarters.
claimed that a certain Chacoy Fortades, reportedly a security guard at
Citizen Drug I, and one Eric Isidoro, an alleged NBI agent, accosted them
and threatened to have them "salvaged" is they would not confess
who were behind a robbery. He said the duo were armed with guns, with
Isidoro allegedly firing his gun once near the left ear of Cerilo's
companion. The complaint did not state the circumstances of the alleged