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A 20-YEAR-OLD aeronautics student sought help from the police after she claimed she was raped and robbed by four men in barangay Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City yesterday morning. The victim failed to identify the culprits. The woman however said she could identify her attackers if she sees them again. The woman said the three men flagged [...]
By Leila B. Salaverria
In the crowded condition of evacuation centers, women and children become vulnerable to rape, trafficking, prostitution and other forms of exploitation, the party-list group Gabriela warned on Monday, as it urged the government to speed up the provision of basic social services to counter these risks, especially in areas battered by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”
Rape cases have risen in upland Cordillera provinces like Ifugao, so families, among them young professionals, have urged their community elders to exclude rape victims when they mediate tribal disputes.
The former driver for disgraced late BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile has appeared in court to face charges including multiple counts of raping girls younger than 16.
An 84-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to 13 years in prison for repeatedly raping a deaf and mute girl he trafficked into Britain and kept as a virtual slave.
An eight-year-old special child was allegedly raped by her neighbor in Daanbantayan town, northern Cebu.
The progress of a rape case, that was solved last week by the Batanes police, was derailed by one of the island province’s bigger problems: Absent prosecutors.
The sordid tale of Cleveland kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro has taken another lurid turn, with officials saying his death may have been caused by auto-erotic asphyxiation and a coroner insisting it was suicide.
By Ador Vincent S. Mayol
The Cebu City Prosecutor’s Office has dismissed the rape complaint filed by a 21-year-old woman against a justice department marshal for insufficiency of evidence. In his resolution dated Sept. 27 but was released yesterday, Prosecutor Felixberto Geromo cited several inconsistencies and improbabilities in the testimony of the complainant. The complainant, an alleged gang rape victim [...]
A man from Carcar City was accused of raping four of his nieces. Three of the victims are now college students while one is in high school.
By Frinston L. Lim
A laborer accused of molesting four teenage girls was shot dead by police in Nabunturan, Compostela Valley, police on Sunday said.
Authorities conducting a drug operation ended up rescuing an 18-year-old girl who was allegedly sexually abused and impregnated by her own father. Ana (not her real name) and her one-year-old son were brought to the Department of Social Welfare and Development where they will undergo counseling. Her father, Jose (not his real name), eluded arrest [...]
By Jaime Elona
Authorities were looking at revenge as possible motive behind the killing of a 70-year-old farmer in Agusan del Sur who was facing a rape case, police said Thursday.