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Man held for molesting pupil

  • Written by Jojo C. Magsombol
  • Published in Provincial
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LIAN, Batangas -- A 25-year-old bachelor was nabbed by the authorities for molesting an elementary
pupil during the implementation of a warrant in Bgy. Matabungkay, Lian, Batangas, the other day.

Lian Municipal Police Station chief Senior Insp. John Conrad A. Villanueva identified the
suspect as Mark Louie delos Reyes Mapa, alias Mac-Mac, listed no. 4 on the Top 10 most wanted persons,
of the said barangay.
    
Around 2:40 p.m. on December 3, Villanueva got a full information on the whereabouts of the
suspect. Along with investigators SPO4 Rafael Manalo Panganiban, SPO3 Pedro Lascano de Torres, SPO2
Rodel Jonson, SPO1s Teodorico Camansag Robles, Edgardo Lapitan Tagle, PO3 Milquiades Villanueva Pecho
and PO1 Gerald Maningat Suico, the team conducted an operation by virtue of a warrant for acts of
lasciviousness issued by Judge Mercedes Dagdag Lindog, of the Regional Trial Court Branch 14, of
Nasugbu, resulting in his arrest.
    
Police records showed that on Feb. 24, 2016, the mother and the victim, Anna (not her real
name), 8, Grade 3 student, filed a complaint before the police station against the suspect for
allegedly groping her private parts.
    
A P100,000 bail was recommended for the suspect who was detained at the police custodial
facility.