A Estonian man has been arrested for allegedly raping an 18-year-old lady at a beach resort on Bantayan Island.
Xander Tann faces two counts of rape and trafficking charges, stated Shiela Illustrisimo of Santa Fe city police’s Women and Children’s Protection Desk.
The 29-year-old denies the allegations, and says he was arrange.
Ms Illustrisimo stated the suspect arrived within the Philippines final December and befriended the complainant final month via a web based relationship website. He didn’t meet the lady till he went to the beach resort in Santa Fe final week.
Tann was staying there when he discovered that the lady, from Mandaue City, was at her aunt’s home in Madridejos, on the northern tip of the island.
Police informed the Cebu Daily News that he drove there from the resort within the south of the island to fulfill the lady final Saturday.
“While in Madridejos, the girl and the suspect went out several times but in the company of her relatives. She never went with the suspect alone,” Ms Illustrisimo stated.
On Tuesday this week, Tann returned to the lady’s home and drank along with her family. After they went to mattress, they left the lady and Tann exterior the home.
Tann then requested the lady to drive to the city centre with him to purchase extra beer. The lady informed the police that after they arrived, the shops have been closed.
The lady stated she then turned anxious when Tann continued driving. She claims she requested him to drop her off at her house, however he ignored her.
While driving, the 2 discovered a retailer the place Tann purchased some bottles of beer.
The lady informed the police that she was unfamiliar with the place and thought that they have been already heading again to Madridejos.
The lady fell asleep and upon waking up was stunned to see they have been already parked in a beach resort in Santa Fe at previous 5am yesterday (Wednesday, June 28).
According to the lady’s account, she bought out of the automobile and ran, however Tann caught her and took her to his room. She stated she once more tried to run away, however Tann chased her and tripped over.
She then returned to verify on his situation earlier than going to hunt assist from a caretaker, who was then confronted by an indignant Tann. “The caretaker couldn’t do anything as the foreigner was bigger than him,” Ms Illustrisimo stated.
At this level, it’s alleged, Tann carried the lady again to his room the place he raped her twice.
According to the police account, officers then arrived from Bantayan in search of a international driver who had beforehand practically hit a policeman on a bike.
“The policeman who was nearly hit by the foreigner’s car noticed that he was with a teenage girl that’s why they coordinated with us to locate him,” defined Ms Illustrisimo.
The officers then barged into Tann’s room the place they discovered him with the lady. It was at this level that the lady made the allegation of rape. Tann didn’t resist arrest, police stated.
The lady was later taken to the city’s hospital for an examination the place it was confirmed that [email protected] had taken place.
Tann was detained at the Santa Fe police precinct pending the submitting of charges in opposition to him.