MANILA, Philippines - A 31-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping a deaf-mute girl in Bagong Barrio, Caloocan City shortly before midnight Saturday.
Police said the suspect was beaten up by responding barangay watchmen who saw the victim’s mother chasing him at past 11 p.m.
Investigators said the man went to the house of the victim supposedly to give her sick father money.
The girl’s father is a relative of the suspect, police said.
The suspect was detained at the Caloocan police detention cell. Rape charges are being readied against him, police said.