A TEENAGER was arrested for the crime of child sexual molestation in a law enforcement operation in Zamboanga City, the police reported Thursday, September 1, 2022.

Police Colonel John Francis Encinareal, Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-Zamboanga Peninsula director, identified the arrested suspect as Reyniel Macaranas, 18, a resident of Zamboanga City.

Encinareal said Macaranas was arrested in a law enforcement operation by way of service of a warrant of arrest around 10:50 a.m. Thursday in Purok 7, Zambowood village, Zamboanga City.

Macaranas, who allegedly raped a child, has a standing warrant of arrest for the crime of rape with no recommended bail issued by a local court.

The case against the suspect was pursued by the aunt of the child victim. (SunStar Zamboanga)

Source: SunStar (https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1939587/zamboanga/local-news/teenager-nabbed-for-rape-case)