CEBU CITY – A 45-year-old Russian national was arrested for allegedly molesting six girls in a subdivision in Barangay Lamac, Consolacion town in southern Cebu past midnight on Friday.
The suspect identified as Dmitri Nikuli was detained at Consolacion police station pending the filing of charges against him.
Six girls aged 5,8,9,11,12 and 16, all from Barangay Subangdaku, Mandaue City in Cebu were rescued by the police.
SPO2 Marjorie Paller of Consolacion police station said the operation stemmed from the report made by the mother of the 9-year-old to the police.
Paller said the foreigner befriended the victims after losing their houses in last year’s fire in Barangay Subangdaku.
Paller also said the foreigner gave them help until he became close to them and started to invite them to his house.
Nikuli reportedly touched the private parts of the girl while she was taking a bath.