Wanted Mindoro rapist falls

August 08, 2019

A MOST wanted rapist in Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro was tracked down in his hiding place in Batangas City by Philippine National Police agents late afternoon Wednesday, Police Regional Office 4-B director, Brigadier General Tomas C. Apolinario Jr. said.

Jessie Acuña, 46, was arrested in Barangay Dela Paz Proper in Batangas City past 4 p.m. Wednesday by members of the Socorro Municipal Police Station in Oriental Mindoro, the Batangas City Police Station and the Batangas Criminal Investigation and Detection Team, the official said.

Apolinario said the suspect was arrested on the strength of a warrant of arrest for two counts of rape issued by Judge Recto Calabocal of the Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro RTC Branch 42 with no bail recommended. Alfred Dalizon
The suspect is now under the custody of the Socorro police pending his presentation to court and issuance of an official commitment order, said the PRO4-B director.