A construction worker was arrested last Sunday in Malate, Manila, for allegedly raping an eight-month-old baby.
Members of Manila Police District (MPD) Station 9 nabbed the 22-year-old suspect on Dakota Street at 5 a.m. on Jan. 20, initial police report showed.
In her complaint, the teen mother of the victim accused the suspect, a resident of Leveriza Street, of molesting her infant daughter.
The complainant supported her claim with the medico-legal findings from the Philippine General Hospital (PGH).
The suspect was charged with violation of Republic Act 8353 or the anti-rape law and Republic Act 7610 or the anti-child abuse law. (Ria Fernandez)