A 72-year-old senior citizen was arrested Friday morning by Hermosa Police operatives for allegedly raping his two grandaughters in Sitio Sta. Maria, Barangay Culis, Hermosa, Bataan.
According to a report from Hermosa Police chief, Police Major Jeffrey Onde, the suspect was identified as Manuel Daculong alias “Manoy” and a resident of said area.
Daculong was the main suspect in rape incidents that transpired two years ago, some time in January 2019 and June 2020 involving his two grand daughters. then aged 12 and 14.
The suspect was arrested by virtue of three warrants of arrest issued by Hon. Judge Amelita Corpuz for the crime of Rape under Article 266a of the Revised Penal Code in relation to Republic Act 7610 or Child Abuse Law.
Daculong was immediately brought to the Hermosa Municipal Police Station for proper documentation and disposition.