By Marisol Bo-oc | 03:09 PM June 01, 2022

A 58-year-old man accused of rape was arrested by virtue of a warrant of arrest in Barangay Poblacion, Trinidad, Bohol at around 7 a.m. on Wednesday, June 1, 2022.

The accused is identified as Joselito Auza Bantilan, a resident of Purok 3, Brgy. Hinlayagan Ilaya, Trinidad, Bohol.

Police said he is the No. 1 most wanted person in Trinidad town.

The suspect was arrested on the strength of a warrant of arrest issued by Judge Azucena C. Macalolot-Credo of Branch 101 in Talibon, Bohol.

There was no bail recommended for two counts of qualified rape. However, the court recommended a bail of P200,000 for acts of lasciviousness.

By Bohol Island News

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