A MOTHER of six was arrested by police after she was caught sleeping with another man in Barangay Pulpogan, Consolacion, Cebu last Sunday morning.
Emma (not her real name), 38, spent time briefly in a detention cell after her husband complained to police that she was having an affair with a motorcycle-for-hire driver.
PO3 Marjory Paler of the Consolacion Police Station’s Women and Children Protection Desk (WCPD) said that Emma was released a few hours later after her husband Cardo (not his real name), 38, forgave her.
“Gusto lang siya nga makigpagbalik sa iyang asawa (He wanted to be with his wife again),” she told Sun.Star Cebu.
The driver was identified as Joshua (not his real name), 38, married, a father of two, and a native of Borbon, Cebu. He is temporarily living in Pulpogan. Cardo works in Lapu-lapu City.
Emma had reported that to authorities that Cardo harmed him physically. The eldest child of the couple is 11-year-old and the youngest is 1-year-old.
Police said Cardo went to Consolacion Police Station last Sunday dawn and led police to a house where he said Emma and Joshua were staying.
Cardo entered the house first and confirmed that his wife and Joshua were inside sleeping together. (Rhea Mae Soco, USJR Mass Comm Intern)