78-year-old Australian in Cebu arrested for keeping teenage sex slaves
(SPOT.ph) Local authorities of Naga City, Cebu, on July 22 rescued four girls aged 14 to 15 from the house of a 78-year-old Australian who has been accused of molesting them, reports GMA News. According to the police report, the Australian, identified as "Angelo," kept them as "sex slaves."
"When we arrived at the house, we saw the four girls in the living room but another girl was in the kitchen and she ran off and escaped," said Cebu Police Official Timmar Alam in an ABS-CBN report.
Authorities plan to file criminal charges on Angelo today, July 22, for trafficking and child sex offenses. If convicted, he faces at least 25 years in jail. Meanwhile, the four girls were turned over to state social workers.