A policeman in Negros Occidental was arrested Wednesday, July 28, at Cadiz City after he allegedly raped the 12-year-old daughter of his partner.
Police Capt. Karena Onio, head of the Provincial Women and Children’s Protection Desk (WCPD), confirmed that the rape complaint was filed against the suspect through an inquest proceeding.
She said that the mother and her daughter are decided to pursue the case against the policeman.
Based on the report, the suspect, on Tuesday, July 27, allegedly entered the room of the minor, who was sleeping, and reportedly molested her, the police said.
When it happened, the minor yelled for help and was heard by her mother, who saw the incident after she entered the room, Onio said.
The cop is now detained at the Cadiz City Police Station.
The victim’s aunt said the suspect and the mother had been together for three years.*