An 18-year-old woman was raped in front of her boyfriend in Bacolod City after she stopped on a grassy and dimly lit area to relieve herself (to pee) on their way to attend Simbang Gabi (Dawn Mass) on Sunday.
The 18-year-old victim and her boyfriend, 19, was walking on their way to the Holy Family Parish in Barangay Handumanan to attend the Dawn Mass or Simbang Gabi at around 3:30 A.M. when suddenly two male teen suspects emerged out from nowhere armed with knives.
According to Senior Police Officer 4 Arlyn Torrendon, the two suspects held her up and took turns in raping the victim while her boyfriend was threatened at knife point.
After satisfying themselves that was witnessed by her boyfriend, the suspects took her sling bag containing P140 in cash and two cellular phones. However, they were captured in a follow-up operation after they went to Police Station 10 operatives for help. The suspects, were both aged 18, and were positively identified by the victims.
Meanwhile, the 18-year-old woman was subjected to a medical examination, and the suspects were both facing charges, for rape and robbery.
Senior Police Officer 4 Arlyn Torrendon added that the suspects were allegedly drunk when they raped the girl in front of her boyfriend.
Sources: KickerDaily, Straitstimes.com