ROXAS City, Capiz – A farmer was arrested by police for allegedly sexually molesting his 13-year-old daughter in Panitan, Capiz.
John-John (not his real name), 42, did not resist when the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG – Capiz) and Panitan Municipal Police Station arrested him at his house.
Regional Trial Court Judge Isabel Esperanza Isabel Poco–Deslate issued the warrant of arrest dated June 26, 2018.
Charges for violations of Section 5 of Republic Act 7610 (Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act) had been filed against him.
The suspect said he is remorseful for what he did to his daughter but he claimed it was not intentional as he was drunk during the incident.
He said he accidentally stripped down his daughter’s clothes out of drunkenness. He said he could not anymore remember what happened next.
The suspect is presently detained at the lock-up cell of Panitan police station.