Sunday, 12 March 2017 14:50
A woman was allegedly raped and robbed by a man known only to her face, on Friday.
The victim, whose name was withheld, 23, a resident of Barangay Mampang, this city, was walking along Tomas Claudio Street, in downtown Zamboanga when she was attacked by the suspect later identified as a certain Mohammad, family name and address unknown.
The victim reported to Police Station 11 that the suspect hit her with a fist on the nape rendering her unconscious.She said that she woke up already ina grassy areanear the Airport Road in Barangay Canelar.
Police investigation revealed that the victim was walking along Tomas Claudio at about past 12:00midnight Friday when the suspect suddenly approached her from behind and hit her on the nape.
Probers said that at about 7:00 a.m., she woke up at the vacant lot without her bra and underwear, prompting her to believe that she was sexually abused by the suspect.
She also averred that her iPhone 6 and pouch containing P3,000 were missing,and may have been taken by the suspect.
A thorough investigation is still being conducted by the police to identify the suspect for his possible arrest.
The victim was advised to undergo medico-legal examination to establish her claim. (Eugene A. Lasprilla)
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