ROUNDUP: News in and around Metro Manila (Sept. 17, 2019)

Published September 17, 2019, 9:41 PM

by Martin Sadongdong & Antonio Colina

41-year-old man arrested for molesting workmate in Parañaque 

A 41-year-old man was arrested after allegedly molesting his own workmate while sleeping, after a drinking spree in Parañaque City police reported on Tuesday.

PSSg. Ancle Espaldon, case investigator, identified the suspect as Nino Rey Ayag, laborer at General’s Lechon, resident in Parañaque City.

Investigation showed that the incident occurred at around 8 in the evening at Barangay Sun Valley, Parañaque City.

Police said that the victim “Lisa”, 26 and the suspect were workmates. The two together with two of their colleagues had a drinking spree until Lisa got drunk and was invited by Ayag to sleep in his room.

According to the report, the victim woke up naked feeling pain on her private area and saw the suspect on top of her who was also naked. Despite her efforts to break free, she was unable to due to her dizziness and eventually fell asleep again.

She woke up the next morning and saw the suspect inside the room saying “Kumusta ka na?”

Lisa hurriedly went outside and reported the incident to the Police Community Precinct 7 which resulted to the suspect’s arrest.

The suspect will be facing charges in violation of RA 8353 or The Anti-Rape Law of 1997. (Dhel Nazario)

Man nabbed for robbing a pizza store in Pasay 

Police arrested a man who allegedly carted away some P843,200 worth of cash after robbing the pizza store he was working in Pasay City Monday morning.

P/Col. Bernard Yang, Pasay Police chief, identified him as John Carlos Labing, 31, kitchen crew of a pizza store inside a mall in Pasay City, and resident of Novaliches, Quezon City.

Investigation showed that Labing was armed with a caliber .45 colt when he barged into the office of the pizza store he was working around 7:30 a.m.

Police said that Labing allegedly ordered at gunpoint to a certain Angela Tenerife, 28, to open the vault where the two-day sales money of their pizza store were and put them inside his bag.

After the incident, the suspect fled the store, prompting Tenerife to immediately seek assistance from authorities.

The mall’s security personnel responded to the report and accosted Labing after a chase after he was seen inside the mall.

Recovered from him was a black bag containing a bundle of cash money worth P428,165, which police said was only a portion of the stolen money. Authorities were yet to recover the remaining stolen money.

Also seized from him were a caliber .45 colt and two mobile phones, police added.

Charges for robbery and use of imitation firearm could be filed against Labing, police said. (Joseph Almer Pedrajas)