HINGYON, Ifugao – An 87-year old widower was arrested by combined police operatives and intelligence agents based on a warrant for two counts of rape in his residence at namulditan, here, Wednesday.
Police authorities identified the arrested individual Alfredo Kindipan Bantiyan alias “Kindipan”, 87, widower and resident of Namulditan, Hingyon, Ifugao.
He was arrested by virtue of a warrant of arrest issued by Judge Romeo U. Habiling of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 14 in Lagawe, Ifugao for two counts of rape in relation to the provisions of Republic Act (RA) 7610 or the Anti-Child Abuse Law with no bail recommended for his temporary liberty.
The arrested individual was brought to the Hingyon 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