By Dhel Nazario
Police arrested an Iranian man for allegedly sexually harassing a female call center agent who was waiting for a ride home in Taguig City on Tuesday.
Police identified the suspect as Mehdi Esfini Farahani, 29, a resident of Pio Del Pilar, Makati City.
Investigation showed that the incident occurred around 7:20 p.m. in front of Lakay’s Panciteria along MRT Avenue, Barangay Central Signal, Taguig City.
Police said that the victim “Julie,” 21, was waiting for a tricycle ride home when Farahani approached her and asked for her mobile phone number. He then touched the victim’s private parts twice.
Julie immediately went home and with her mother sought police assistance, resulting in the arrest of the suspect.
Farahani is now under the custody of the Taguig City Police and will be facing charges in violation of the Revised Penal Code’s Article 336 on “acts of lasciviousness.”