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Man Charged with Rape After Assaulting Woman

Rape in Iloilo

A man is charged with rape after soliciting oral sex from a certain woman believed to be mentally disabled last April 04, 2021. The act was caught on camera and is now making rounds on social media.

In the viral post, the man is seen along an unidentified street and receiving sexual favors from a mentally handicapped woman. The perpetrator is then seen walking away and to his bike after noticing that someone has seen them.

The perpetrator will be charged with rape, a violation of Republic Act 8353 or the Anti Rape Law of 1997. He is now in the custody of authorities. According to the law, rape is a Crime Against Persons under Title Eight Act No 3815, otherwise known as the Revised Penal Code.

Rape is committed by a man who has carnal knowledge of a woman under the following circumstances: through force, threat, or intimidation; when the offended party is deprived of reason or unconscious; by means of fraudulent machination or abuse of power; and when the offended party is underaged.

 

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