A 16-year-old girl accused her boyfriend and six other men of raping her along a shoreline in Poro town of Camotes Island, Cebu.
The girl’s boyfriend Jemar Naya, his older brother Relwin Naya and Gemar Gubalani were arrested by police shortly after the rape was reported.
Four other men remain at large.
Police said the suspects are between 20 and 25 years old.
The girl told police that she and her boyfriend went to the shore last Thursday night
While they were having sex, six other men arrived and took turns in raping her.
The girl reported the abuse to the police station. She was brought to a Cebu City hospital for examination. She said the offenders burned her private parts with a lighted cigarette.
Insp. Bernabe Cuyoca, chief of the Poro police, and his men arrested three supsects.
Cuyoca said investigators are waiting for the result of the medical examination for the filing of charges.
Police said it was possible that the suspects were high on drugs or under the influence of alchol when the abuse took place./CORRESPONDENT GABRIEL C.