Construction worker faces rape charges

BADOC, Ilocos Norte, Dec. 11, 2020–Police authorities filed criminal charges against a construction worker from nearby Pinili for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl in this town.

P/Captain Joseph Tayaban, the town police chief, said the 30-year-old suspect was charged with rape, an act of lasciviousness, and trespass to dwelling.

The rape incident allegedly took place in this town last December 5 at about 11 o’clock in the evening, he said.

The PNP Badoc coordinated with Pnp Pinili and arrested the suspect in his residence. (tri-media report)