Carpenter arrested for molesting bus passenger

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 10:50 PM March 21, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A carpenter was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly molesting a female bus passenger in Valenzuela City, the Northern Police District said on Thursday.

Police identified the suspect as Lodgerio Navarte, 53, a resident of Punturin, Valenzuela.


Investigation showed that  Navarte sexually harassed the victim in a Public Utility Bus at SM North Edsa going to Malinta Exit on March 20 (Wednesday) at 9:05 p.m.

The victim punched the suspect and sought assistance from Valenzuela mobile patrol unit police officers.


Navarte was brought at the Women and Children Protection for further investigation and proper disposition. / gsg

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