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Man nabbed for raping 10-year-old neighbor

  • Written by Zaida delos Reyes-Palanca
  • Published in Provincial
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POLICE arrested a 36-year-old man for allegedly raping his 10-year old neighbor the other day in Zamboanga City.

The suspect, identified as Boy Dahiya Pailan, married, unemployed, of Baluno, Zamboanga City, was arrested based on the complaint filed by the victim identified only as “Nene.”
   
Reports said the incident occurred at around 2 p.m. in Sitio Tarlangit, Baluno.
   
According to the victim, she was on her way to a sari-sari store when the suspect approached and dragged her to the bushy area.
   
The victim was forced to lie down on the ground  and forcibly stripped off her clothes and molested her.
   
The victim resisted and managed to escape after which she immediately reported the incident to her mother.
   
The suspect was turned over to responding policemen of Ayala Police Station for proper disposition.