The No. 1 Regional Most Wanted Person of CALABARZON was arrested during a manhunt operation launched by operatives of the CIDG Quezon PFU on June 11, 2022 in Candelaria, Quezon.
The accused identified as RONEL DIMAUNAHAN, 41 years old was arrested by virtue of a Warrant of Arrest for three (3) counts of RAPE with CC Nos. 2009-179 to 181 issued by Hon. Patricia Angeles Cataquiz-Fidel, the Presiding Judge of Family Court Branch 16, Sariaya Quezon dated June 3, 2022 with NO BAIL recommended.
The information provided by the court revealed that the said incident transpired sometime in 2009 wherein the victim was then 15 years old.
Accordingly, both were in a romantic relationship when Dimaunahan enticed the victim to go with him to his brother’s house in Candelaria Quezon and with lewd design committed the 1st carnal act took place against the victim’s will.
However, the suspect took advantage of the victim’s feelings for him and through seduction and sweet promises the carnal act was repeated two more times.
After more than a decade of hiding, the suspect was finally put behind bars and justice will be served.
The Director, CIDG commends the CALABARZON field unit for the arrest of accused DIMAUNAHAN. Indeed no matter how long offenders evade arrest, the long arm of the law will eventually get them and the CIDG will be there to ensure that they will be accountable for their crimes. ###