Parañaque police station chief wanted for rape of minor

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MANILA, Philippines—The Parañaque police has launched a hunt for the commander of local police precinct who is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl in his car on the parking lot of the city’s central police station.

A special task force, led by Chief Insp.  McVernon Mavera, was created on Wednesday to track down and arrest Senior Insp. Mujalni Dugasan, 55, who is said to be near retirement.

Senior Insp. Rolly Santiago, Parañaque police information officer, said that around 7 p.m Tuesday, the girl went to the Parañaque Police Community Precint 3 looking for a friend. He said Dugasan, the precinct chief, went out and accommodated the victim.

Dugasan befriended the girl and asked for her number.  As she was about to leave, Santiago said, Dugasan offered to bring her home in his Toyota  Innova. The girl agreed, he said. They stopped over at Jollibee-Sucat, and proceeded to the parking lot near the Parañaque Central Station. The rape allegedly occurred around 8:30 p.m. inside the Innova, he said.

After the alleged rape, Dugasan dropped the girl off her at the Amvel Mansion, which Santiago described as an El Shaddai place of worship in Parañaque.

The girl immediately told her parents about the rape  and at around 11 p.m,  the girl’s mother reported the incident to Police Station 5 in San Dionisio, Parañaque.

On Wednesday morning, Capt. Dennis Sirilan of the Station 5 called Dugasan to report to the Central Police Station. However, even before reaching the police station, Dugasan,  who  probably thought “something was wrong,” fled and policemen tried to follow him, Santiago said.

Dugasan was nowhere to be found after he rode a taxi, Santiago added.

The police went to his house in Las Piñas Wednesday morning, but Dugasan was not around. Dugasan’s family, including his two children who are policemen, were tight-lipped about his whereabouts, but invited the media and the police officers to check their house to prove their father was not around, Santiago said.

Santiago said that if Dugasan does not surrender or is apprehended in 36 hours, the police will file rape charges against him. No warrant has been issued for his arrest.

“We still do not have any communication with him. Although, we are of the same agency, we will not tolerate his actions,” Santiago added.

Acting Parañaque Chief of Police Andrei Awayan Felix said they were saddened by the incident and “we will exert all our best efforts for his arrest.”

Dugasan has been in police service since 1978, Santiago said.

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  • $23257130

    wow ha grave na talaga ang kriminalidad sa panahon ni abnoytard. pppppppppwwweeeehhh kadiri eeeeeeeewwwwwwww
     

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZNY7QZZDDBH4EBGB5ZS4IOUATE mave

      baka nakalimutan mo yong ampatuan massacre sa panahon ng amo mong GMA?

      • maypakialamtayo

        wag mo ding kalimutan yung mendiola at hacienda massacre nung panahon ng lola mong si cory

  • w4d

    LOL…pangalan palang, baluktot na…

  • kabayandinako

    Dugasan tama ang apelyido mo sa yo. Mandurugas ka talaga. Yari ka ngayon. Ikahihiya ka ng mga kaibigan at pamilya mo.

    • maypakialamtayo

      may dalawang anak na pulis yan, may dalawa pang dugasan sa hanay ng pulis.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_W6H5DZKUQTUASP4S6CGTK7B3E4 kevin

    This monster must be eliminated at once…..

  • dikoy321

    Good job PNP, ZERO Tolerance for abusive Police members, whatever the rank, gender, skin color, social status, etc.

    Get Dugasan and let the gov’t take away his retirements Benefits.  Put him in Jail !

    Forward Philippines !!!

  • speedstream2

    Isn’t it established jurisprudence that flight is an indication of guilt?

  • superlucky2

    Kasuhan at tanggaling agad sa service ang ganyang pulis. Isa naman kahihiyaan sa PNP.

  • Juan Delacruz

    shoot to kill

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