A laborer is now facing charges after allegedly attempting to rape a 16-year-old girl while the latter was sleeping inside her home in San Miguel, Manila, the other day.
Charged with attempted rape in relation to Republic Act 7610 was suspect Wilmar Estimado, 31, a construction worker, of Barangay Maluyo Dos, Gatchalian, Las Piñas City. The complainant is a resident of Acacia Street in San Miguel.
A report from the Manila Police District (MPD)-Station 8 said the victim was asleep at around 2 a.m. on Monday when she was awakened by the presence of the suspect who was then already kissing her breasts.
The victim screamed for help from her mother-in-law who was also in the house, prompting the suspect to stop and rush out.
The victim and her live-in partner then went to the barangay hall to file a complainat against the suspect who got arrested the following day.