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Man accused of raping daughter

December 17, 2012


A 32-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping his 12-year-old daughter in barangay Bago, Asturias town, western Cebu. The father was drunk when the alleged abuse took place inside their house around 4 a.m. last Saturday, PO2 Cesar Climaco of Asturias police said. Police said the victim was sleeping with her siblings in their room […]

American rape suspect transferred to Talisay jail

November 22, 2012


THE 66-year old American man charged with rape was transferred to the Talisay City jail in barangay Maghaway about two days after being detained at the Talisay City police headquarters. His transfer was made possible through a commitment order issued by Regional Trial Court Judge Silvestre Maamo of Branch 7 at past 3 p.m last […]

American accused of rape seeks embassy aid

November 21, 2012


THE 66-year-old American accused of molesting a 21-year-old female resident of Liloan town remains detained at the Talisay City police office after he failed to file a counter-affidavit in response to the charges against him. A Talisay City jail officer who requested anonymity claimed that Richard Dunn, who presently resides in sitio Cainta, barangay Pooc, […]

Child rapes, killings terrify parents in Iraq

November 9, 2012


BASRA, Iraq (AP) — The brutal crimes struck a nerve, even in a country that has seen a horrific amount of bloodshed in the past decade: Young Iraqi girls kidnapped, repeatedly raped and then bludgeoned to death in two separate incidents near the southern city of Basra. Despite a conviction in one case, a handful […]

CHR 7 probes death of Compostela rape suspect

November 7, 2012


The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in Centraly Visayas yesterday started investigating the police chief of Compostela town to determine if excessive force was used against a rape suspect last Thursday. Leo Villarino, special investigator of the CHR – 7, said they are looking into complaints from the family of the suspect who claims he […]

Mama who killed baby was rape victim, depressed

October 5, 2012


The 16-year-old mother in Moalboal town who stabbed dead her infant then tried to commit suicide was a rape victim suffering from depression, a government psychiatrist said yesterday. “Everybody has a capacity to cope with difficulties. The ability to cope varies in every individual,” said Dr. Robert Cañete, medical specialist of the Vicente Sotto Medical […]


September 28, 2012


15 years after ‘Crime of the Decade’, seven convicts cry for justice   by Marian Z. Codilla, Senior Reporter   Applause mixed with tears as the film “Give Up Tomorrow” ended its first screening in Cebu. The documentary film about the ordeal of Francisco “Paco” Larrañaga who was convicted with six other young men in […]

‘Justice run’, docu film on Paco set

July 30, 2012


A justice-run will be initiated Tuesday while a “special” premiere screening of the documentary-film is being pushed by supporters of seven people convicted in Cebu’s highly celebrated rape-murder case of the Chiong sisters in 1997. Businessman Miguel del Gallego, a supporter of convicted Spanish-Filipino Fransisco “Paco” Larrañaga, said running-priest Fr. Robert Reyes will be joining […]

Fiscal lowers raps against Korean to sexual assault

June 28, 2012


  The Lapu-Lapu City prosecutor’s office downgraded to sexual assault the rape charges filed by the police against one of the two Koreans accused of raping two Japanese women. Jong Duk Lee whose case has been downgraded may post bail today for his temporary liberty. Lee and Carl Park were already committed to the Lapu-Lapu […]

Motel rape

June 25, 2012


  Hotel son’s owner, friend accused of molesting Japanese girls    A young Japanese woman arrived in Lapu-Lapu City last June 21 to visit her Japanese friend and have some fun in the sun. But her vacation turned into a nightmare for her and her friend after they were raped by two Korean nationals in […]