TUBA, Benguet – A 22-year old man was arrested by combined police operatives and intelligence agents based on a warrant for alleged child abuse in his residence at Talang, Tabaan Norte, here, Friday.
Chief Inspector Jim Hilario, chief of the Tuba Municipal Police Station, identified the arrested individual as Alfredo Pagnas Wangle Jr., 22, single, and a resident of Sitio Talnag, Tabaan Norte, Tuba, Benguet.
He was arrested by virtue of a warrant of arrest issued by Judge Marrietta S. Brawer-Cualing of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch Branch 9 in La Trinidad for violation of the provisions of Republic Act (RA) 7610 or the Anti-Child Abuse Law with a recommended bail of P200,000 for his temporary liberty.
The arrested individual was brought to the Tuba Municipal Police Station for documentation prior to his turnover to the issuing court for the proper disposal of the case filed against him.
By Dexter A. See