Parañaque cop denies rape; surrenders out of pity for kin

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MANILA, Philippines—After two days in hiding, Dongalo precinct commander Senior Inspector Mujalni Dugasan has finally surfaced to deny the charges of rape against him.

Though apologizing to his superiors for the trouble he caused, the beleaguered 55-year-old policeman denied the accusations of a 15-year-old, second-year high school student  who claimed he raped her in his car at the Parañaque police headquarters’  parking lot in Sucat on Tuesday evening.

Dugasan claimed he  surrendered because “he felt pity for his family,” said acting Parañaque police chief Senior Superintendent Andrei Felix . “He was also scared of going to jail.”

Felix said that when Dugasan surrendered to his office on Friday morning, he was accompanied by a lawyer who advised him to save his statements for court.

The Parañaque police filed a rape complaint against Dugasan at the city fiscal’s office on Thursday. The police chief said an administrative case against Dugasan was also underway and he could face dismissal just months before his scheduled retirement.

Dugasan is currently under restrictive custody at the Parañaque police central station.

Although even Felix could not extract  a narration of events from Dugasan,  he said Dugasan contradicted the victim’s claim that they were complete strangers.

“He said they already knew each other. Other precinct policemen also said the girl was friends with some of them and was a regular visitor at the station,” Felix told the Inquirer in a telephone interview.

So far, a background check on Dugasan proved “negative” for any misdemeanor since he entered the police force in 1978, Felix said.

“So I don’t understand how, after all his years in service, and already facing retirement in August, he could suddenly do something like this,” the newly installed police chief said.

Southern police district director Chief Superintendent Jose Erwin “Jet” Villacorte said that on Monday, Dugasan will be temporary relieved as precinct commander and will be transferred to the district personnel holding and accounting unit while the administrative investigation is ongoing.

The Dongalo precinct has jurisdiction over the La Huerta and Dongalo districts of Parañaque, Felix said.

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  • $5699914

    Sa tingin ko, it was not ‘rape’ per se, but sexual act with consent between both parties. Pero dahil menor de edad yung babae, rape pa rin na matatawag yun sa ilalim ng batas.

    Hindi kaya may ibang motibo yung babae sa reklamong ginawa niya?

    • MULEN

      Statutory rape only applies when the victim is a minor 12 years and below.

      • $5699914

         I stand corrected then, thanks!
        So, it will fall into Anti-Child Abuse then.

      • MULEN

        Yes.

      • sanjuan683

         May hatol na ba ang hukom, marunong pa kayo sa judge. Inosente pa yan unless proven. Mga bugok

      • $5699914

        Ikaw ang ugok!
        Basahin mo muli ang comment mo, tapos aral ka ulit. Wagas kasi ang kabopolan mo.

    • sanjuan683

       Bakit palagi duon yun babae ano ginagawa niya sa precinto. May motibo siguro yun malalaman naman yan sa sperm kung mayroon man rape.

      • batangpaslit

        intriguing

    • batangpaslit

      possible…

  • junm

    yan ang hirap eh, pag na rape na sasabihin nung accused hindi ni rape lalu na police ang gumawa tapos pagtatakpan ng mga kabaro.

  • sam_aquino

    nasan ang utak mo, dugasan???  di mo ba alam na minor yang dinale mo??? 

    anak ng teteng kang precinct commander ka!!!  maghimas ka ngayon ng malamig na rehas…

    • scorpio15

      Asan din ang utak mo sam_aquino? Hanggang hindi mapatunayan sa husgado na maysala ay huwag momg husgahan ang ta-o.

      • sam_aquino

        dugasan, ikaw ba yan???

        sagutin mo lahat ng mga comments dito all against you, dugasan…

      • Demetrio Conan

         palagay ko itong si scorpio15 ay isang nag aaspire na maging pulis din susundan ang mga yapak ni dugasan..baka tatay mo si dugasan kase may dalawa pang anak yan na pulis…idaan na naman sa pera pera at intimidation yan para mapressure yung girl na iatras ang demanda.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FNBBNCCS7FK4K6ZEMT2XMEN5JQ RAMONS

         di ba may balita na ina alok na ng suhol ni dugas san yung pamilya ng babae ?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/HENVWY2QJFQ2UYPQJJ6KJ3YR3U Eusebio

        Sir, wala pong katunayan yan na inaalok ng suhol ung pamilya ng babae. It’s all lies and scripted. May nagtuturo po sa magulang ng bata para gumawa ng kwento. karereklamo p lng po nila then kinabukasan ininterview na agad ung mgulang na 2 beses sinuhulan ng parak. Napaimposible pong mangyari nian dhil hndi nga po mahanap ung akusado e kya paano pong nagkaroon agad ng suhulan. and yet cgurado binabantayan cla ng media kya dpat mlalaman ng media to kung may suhulan ngang nangyari. Hayaan po naten…lalabas din po ang katotohanan sa pamamagitan ng ebidensya at imbistigasyon ang korte po ang magpapasya nian kung cno po ang tlgng gumgwa ng istorya…kung ang pulis o ang nag aakusa na maraming nagpapatunay na isang batang hamog.

      • batangpaslit

        i read you

  • doublecross

    ikulong na yan, bwusit!

  • yonoh

    hahahahaha patayan ka dugasan……….ikaw naman ngayon ang madugasan para kang si jaloslos……………….

  • speedstream2

    He hides for two days, then suddenly surfaces with an alibi, and predictably with a lawyer in tow? What’s the script here? Does it also include striving to reach a “settlement”? Will a 15-year old girl put at stake her reputation and her whole future with a trumped-up rape charge? Will the brotherhood circle the wagon?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/4XVVCOAZXYTPN2X3IPFCFDSKFM Melvin

    Yan na lang tsansa niyang makakuha ng benefits. Baka kasi makuha sa areglo at mabura ang kaso… Dapat hindi paareglo ang biktima… Yan ang magandang masampolan… Mandurugas ka Dugasan makulong ka sana… Lumabas ka rin sa iyong lungga. Kung kailan ka tumanda saka ka nagkaganyan… Sabagay, sabi nga ng matatanda ay, walang naulol na tuta…

    • batangpaslit

      was he convicted of the charges against him?

  • ryan andres

    Haha, takot makulong…gunggong ka Dugasan… magdala ka ng vaseline at mauupod yang tumbong mo sa kulungan ngayon, hayop ka.

    • batangpaslit

      found guilty na ba?

  • txtman SUPOTiful Bading

    AHAHAY

    MATITIKMAN DIN NI TXTMAN YANG LUBOT MO DUGASAN! ISA KANG BAKLA AT KAYA

    MO LANG PATULAN EH MGA KINSE ANYOS NA BATA

    PARA KANG OBISPO, MAHILIG SA BATA… YUN LANG NGA ANG HILIG NILA AY

    BATANG LALAKI

    PITIFUL

  • Demetrio Conan

    Pinagtatakpan pa nyo ang kabaro nyo e umpisa palang halatang quilty na yang si Dugasan dahil biglang nagtago. Imagine kung walang kasalanan yang manyakis na pulis na yan dapat andun siya naka duty nung araw na magfile ng rape yung girl para konprontahin ng manyakis na pulis na yan. Sa pangalan na lang mandurugas talaga..tsk tsk tsk paretire pa naman saka pa nabuko.

    • batangpaslit

      proven guilty na ba?

  • Akoaykanoy

    Kawawa naman si Sargen at magreretire na sana dapat pumunta na lang siya doon sa Harrison,Pasay o di kaya sa rotunda ng pasay ang daming girls for hire doon.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FNBBNCCS7FK4K6ZEMT2XMEN5JQ RAMONS

    dapat matanggal na sa serbisyo ito at makulong. maniac !

    • batangpaslit

      found guilty na nga ba? or, frame up lang ang kaso? ‘yon bang mangikil lang.

  • IbigMongSabihin

    “Dugasan will be temporary relieved as precinct commander and will be transferred to the district personnel holding and accounting unit while the administrative investigation is ongoing.”
    .. and they will delay the investigation until the girl dropped the case and Dugasan retired with complete benefits.
    ganyan lang naman,e. saka, kasalanan ito ni GMA…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/HENVWY2QJFQ2UYPQJJ6KJ3YR3U Eusebio

    Alam ko po laging ang papanigan nio ay ang ngapaparatang. hindi nman po kayo masisisi e pero ito po ang totoong nang yari dian in the name of GOD, lahat puro katotohanan lng po ang sasabihin ko. Nung gabi pong may reklamo n un pumunta po yan si Dugasan sa presinto para harapin ang reklamo, kaso po ang nangyari e parang set up, ikukulong na agad cia den may media n agad e wla p nman pong npp2nyan. Nung nkatunog po cia na ikukulong n agad cia, tlgang sinadya nia pong tumakas dhil lalo ciang tatambakan ng kaso kpag nakukulong cia. Pinalipas nia po muna ang 36 hours at kumuha ng abugado. Hindi po susuko yan kung guilty kc ang magpapatunay po nian n wla tlgng rape nangyari ay ang medicolegal result. Pangalawa, hndi po totoo n dlwang beses sinuhulan ng parak ang biktima. Ianalyze nio n lng po 2 days nagtago muna ang tao kaya napakaimposible po na masusuhulan ang biktima, at unang unang dhil menor de edad ung bata hndi p ihaharap ng DSWD yan. Pangatlo npakaimposible po sa isang pulis na mangrerape sa tapat ng headquarters at lalong lalo na na paretiro na ngaung August. Iaanalyze po muna naten kung bkt may lumabas n ganito…ano po ang motibo…Kaya wag muna sana tayo manghusga ng tao. Unang una alamin po muna rin naten ang pagkatao ng batang sinasabing narape. Ayw ko pong mambintang pero sa totoo lng usong uso po ngaun ang gnyang taktika. Madali lng pong manira ng tao at gumawa ng salaysay lalo n sa salita. Pero ang mahirap po ay ang patunayan yan gaya ng ebidensiya. mas marami po ang nakukulong n wlng kasalanan kaysa sa may kasalanan. Ayan lng po…Nirerespeto ko po lht ng opinyon nio…pero wag po muna sana taung maghusga ng tao…

    • batangpaslit

      may punto..

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