SAF Commando nabbed for rape

August 01, 2020

A MEMBER of the elite Philippine National Police Special Action Force wanted for a rape case in Quezon City was arrested by agents of the PNP Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Kidapawan City in North Cotabato on Tuesday afternoon, PNP-CIDG director, Major General Joel Napoleon M. Coronel announced yesterday.

The official said Police Staff Sergeant Baddy Pigkaulan, assigned with the SAF’s 4th Special Forces Battalion stationed in Kidapawan City was placed under arrest by members of the CIDG North Cotabato with the help of the suspect’s colleagues from the 4th SAB 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Coronel said the suspect was arrested on the strength of a warrant of arrest for rape issued by Judge Wilfredo Maynigo of the Q.C. Regional Trial Court Branch 91.

The accused policeman will be escorted by CIDG and SAF officers to the Q.C. court for the issuance of a jail commitment order, said Coronel.