South Cotabato town councilor arrested for alleged rape
KORONADAL CITY – Police arrested in General Santos City on Friday morning a municipal councilor of Tantangan, South Cotabato who is facing rape and sexual abuse charges.
Tantangan Vice Mayor Cesar Dasilao told DXOM Radyo Bida-Koronadal that councilor June Seneca, 60, did not resist arrest when law enforcers presented him a warrant for his arrest in Barangay Bula, General Santos City.
Dasilao said Seneca has not been attending the town council’s regular sessions, special sessions and other legislative activities since January 16.
After learning that a warrant had been issued against him, Seneca, who is on his third term as municipal councilor, went into hiding.
Seneca served three terms as chairman of Barangay Poblacion before getitng elected to the town council.
The court has recommended no bail for the local official.