4 minors rape 8-year-old girl

-A A +A

Sunday, March 23, 2014


THE police have arrested four minors who allegedly raped an eight-year-old girl in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay, the police said Sunday.

Zamboanga Peninsula police information officer Chief Inspector Ariel Huesca said the incident took place around 5 p.m. Saturday in the village of Payongan, Alicia, Zamboanga Sibugay.

The victim is an eight-year-old girl and a grade 3 pupil while the suspects were aged 15, 13, 11, and nine, he added.

Huesca said investigation disclosed that prior to the incident, the victim was about to pasture their water buffalo at their coconut plantation when the suspects saw her passed by.

The suspects tailed the victim and raped her in a grassy area, Huesca added.

The victim went home and reported the incident to her mother, who accompanied the victim to the police station, he said.

The policemen from the Alicia Police Station launched a manhunt and arrested the suspects, he said.

The suspects, since all minors, were turned over to the custody of the Municipal Social Work Developments Office for proper disposition, he added.

Local news

DISCLAIMER: Sun.Star website welcomes friendly debate, but comments posted on this site do not necessary reflect the views of the Sun.Star management and its affiliates. Sun.Star reserves the right to delete, reproduce or modify comments posted here without notice. Posts that are inappropriate will automatically be deleted.

Forum rules: Do not use obscenity. Some words have been banned. Stick to the topic. Do not veer away from the discussion. Be coherent and respectful. Do not shout or use CAPITAL LETTERS!

Sun.Star Jobs
  • Habemus Papam
  • Obituary
  • Calamity Report
  • goodearth
  • Sun.Star Zup!
  • Pacman blog
  • ePaper
  • Pnoy
  • Festivals
  • Sunstar Multimedia
  • Technology
  • Sinulog
  • tell it to sunstar
  • Filipino Abroad
  • SunStar Celebrity
  • Philippine Polls