Dubai tourists arrested for rape, trafficking in Baguio
BAGUIO CITY— Two Dubai tourists were arrested in a Camp John Hay hotel on Tuesday noon (Aug. 2) for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl.
Abdelrahman Mohamed Rashid Mansouri Alsuaidi, 33, a Dubai municipal inspector in the United Arab Emirates, and his companion 46-year-old Waleed Shamlan Mohamed Shamlan Alshuweihi, face charges of statutory rape and human trafficking, according to the police.
The police were called in by Jose Victor Trinidad, a hotel employee, on behalf of three girls, two of them teenagers, who claimed they were compelled to travel with the tourists to Baguio.
One of the girls claimed she was raped by one of the tourists. The girls also claimed they were coerced into smoking marijuana.
Small bags of the illegal drug were recovered at the visitors’ hotel room. SFM
Subscribe to our global nation newsletter
Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.