Woman stabbed by lover; daughter raped
A trisikad driver allegedly stabbed and wounded his live-in partner then raped the woman’s daughter in Balamban town, western Cebu.
A manhunt operation is ongoing against the suspect identified as Romel Climaco.
Mila and Liza (not their real names) were rescued by a driver of a V-hire vehicle who found them sitting by the road after they fled their house.
Mila said the man was drunk and high on drugs when the incident happened at 4 a.m. yesterday.
Mila said he and the man argued when she confronted him for arriving home late.
Mila said the man stabbed her at the height of their argument.
Mila said the man forced her to stay outside the house. While she was outside the house, the man allegedly raped her 11-year-old daughter.
Mila said she and her daughter found a chance to escape when the man slept.
The mother and daughter were seen at the side of the road by Germano Baron, 44, driver of a V-hire, who brought them to the Cebu City Police Office (CPPO).
SPO2 Rogelio Nedamo, investigator of the CPPO, said Mila was already pale when they brought them to a hospital in Cebu City.
Balamban police were then informed of the incident and conducted a hot pursuit operation against the suspect.
Police said that in a follow-up investigation, Liza revealed that the suspect had raped her several times and warned her not to tell anybody.
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