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Cops nab drunk mechanic for molesting girl in N. Ecija cemetery

/ 03:03 PM November 03, 2017

SAN JOSE CITY – A 49-year-old mechanic was arrested on All Saints’ Day (November 1) for allegedly sexually assaulting a 10-year-old vendor inside a cemetery in Nueva Ecija.

Marcelo Cartilla was caught embracing the girl, a grade five pupil selling boiled quail eggs and peanuts in a graveyard located in Barangay (village) Sto. Niño II this city.

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“Kung gusto mong makaubos ng paninda sumama ka sa akin (If you want to sell all your wares come with me),” Cartilla allegedly told the girl.

A witness alerted the police after watching the girl vigorously shake her head while being held by Cartilla.

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The police responded to the call and accosted Cartilla, who was allegedly intoxicated.

Cartilla would be charged for attempted rape of a minor, according to police.   /kga

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