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A BUS INSPECTOR ARRESTED FOR CYBERCRIME
ROTONDA, BUTUAN CITY - Bus inspector identified as Ronevil Genova, 30 years old, single, resident of Purok 2 Brgy. Tagbayagan, Rosario, Agusan del Sur, is facing multiple cases for cybercrime.
This is after his 19-year old ex-girlfriend, a high school student, went to the Regional Anti-cybercrime Unit 13 to complain against him for uploading her nude photos on social media, and for threatening to spread the said images.
Regional Anti-cybercrime Unit 13 with the Butuan City Police Station 4, conducted an entrapment operation for cybercrime violation, arresting Genova, on Tuesday, January 28 in the evening at P1 Brgy. Ampayon, Rotonda, Butuan City.
“She complained that Mr. Genova is uploading her nude picture and coercing her to gain sexual favor and it was investigated by RACU. Around 10:15 PM last night, January 28, they coordinated with the Police Butuan Office to conduct an entrapment operation,” said PBGEN. Joselito Esquivel Jr. , Regional Director – PRO 13.
The suspect belies the allegations, saying that he just sent the naked photos to the victim’s relative to give her a lesson.
“Wala man ko nagpost. Ako lang gi-PM (private message) sa iyang paryente,” said Genova.
(I did not post [the photos]. I just sent a private message to her relative.)
Genova is now facing several charges for violating ARTICLE 286 OR GRAVE COERCION OF RPC PURSUANT TO SECTION 6 OF R.A NO 10175, violation of RA 9995 OR ANTI PHOTO AND VIDEO VOYEURISM ACT OF 2009, SECTION 3 A AND B OF RA 9262 VAWC, RA 10175 OR CYBERCRIME PREVENTION ACT OF 2012 AND ARTICLE 151 OF REVISED PENAL CODE RESISTANCE AND DISOBEDIENCE.
Meanwhile, the suspect is in the custody of BCPS 4 through inquest proceedings.