A 40-year-old man tagged as Viga’s No. 1 Most Wanted Man for multiple cases of sexual misconduct and child abuse was arrested by the police last week.
Elements of the Viga police station headed by officer-in-charge PLt. Alex Alcantara, together with the Criminal Investigation Detection Group-Catanduanes led by officer-in-charge PLt. Clifford de Jesus, and personnel of the Catanduanes 2nd Provincial Mobile Force Company and the Ogbong Base, 83rd Infantry Battalion, Philippine Army, collared Manito Roxas, 40, in barangay Mabini last Oct. 21, 2022 at 7 AM.
The arrest was made on the bases of a warrant of arrest issued by Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 42 Presiding Judge Genie G. Gapas-Agbada for two counts of rape, two counts of acts of lasciviousness, another for acts of lasciviousness under Sec. 5(b) of Republic Act 7610 or the Special Protection of Children Against Child Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act.
The rape cases are non-bailable while the other offenses carry total bail of P900,000.00.