Man nabbed for molesting ninth grader | Inquirer News

Man nabbed for molesting ninth grader

/ 05:10 AM October 08, 2022
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Police anti-cybercrime enforcers arrested on Thursday a 33-year-old man for molesting a 14-year-old ninth grader whom he brought to a Quezon City motel.

Lawmen identified the suspect as Estelito Gibaga Jr., who befriended the girl on the chat room of the popular mobile game Mobile Legends in August.

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Lt. Michael Bernardo, officer in charge of the Quezon City police anticybercrime team, said Gibaga, who uses the name “Steel Gibaga” online, seduced the child over the course of a month and the police were only informed after the child’s mother caught her chatting with him late at night.

The girl admitted that she was made to do “obscene things.”

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The authorities organized a sting operation and arrested Gibaga who checked into a motel with the girl 4:30 p.m. of Thursday.

Gibaga is facing charges of child abuse, child pornography and other cybercrimes. —DEXTER CABALZA

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