Cops arrest man accused of raping Dolphy's granddaughter in Laguna

Police arrested the other night a 22-year-old jobless man accused of raping an alleged granddaughter of filmdom’s Comedy King “Dolphy” in this province.

Superintendent Marvin Saro, Sta. Cruz chief of police, identified the suspect as Noel Villarin.

Villarin was arrested by police at the alleged victim’s house in this town around 9:30 p.m., said Saro.

The alleged rape was reported to police by the victim’s mother but Saro declined to give the names of the offended party after confirming that the victim is a granddaughter of Dolphy, who is Rodolfo Vera Quizon in real life.

Senior Superintendent Gilberto Cruz, Laguna Police Provincial Office (PPO) director, also confirmed the incident based on a report reaching the PPO Headquarters and added that the victim had mental disorder.

The victim is a daughter of one of Dolphy’s sons, said Cruz.

Her mother caught the suspect in the act inside her room as she arrived home on Saturday night, said Cruz, quoting the report.

Saro said Villarin was accosted by neighbors as the victim’s mother sought their assistance prior to the arrival of responding police.

Villarin is now detained at the Sta. Cruz Municipal Police Station and now facing rape charges in relation to Republic Act 7610 since the victims is a minor.