Rape Suspect Arrested in Victorias

A rape suspect in raping a 20-year-old woman was arrested by Victorias City PNP at his house in Purok Daanbanwa in barangay 9, Victorias City Friday.

Police Superintendent Herman Garbosa, OIC police chief of Victorias City PNP identified the suspect as Edwin Conde, 23 and a tricycle driver.

Conde was tagged as the suspect in raping a 20-year-old who rides with him in going to Purok Adjie also in Barangay 9 but he brought the woman in a secluded area in the barangay and raped.

He then brought the woman at their house it was also reported by Garbosa.

The woman was brought to Teresita Jalandoni Memorial Provincial Hospital and found positive of penetration in her medical examination.

The woman reportedly took a ride with the suspect when flagged down by the victim accompanied by a lesbian from the public plaza of Victorias City where an activity was held for their annual city fiesta.

The suspect reportedly was under the influence of liquor. The suspect denied claiming a gay was with him during the alleged incident who could testify for him that he did not commit the rape.

He is now detained at Victorias City custodial facility jail.*



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