May 19, 2022

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Sorsogon town mayor arrested for alleged violation of Anti-Trafficking in Persons Law

Mayor Antonio "Cama" Alindogan. Juban, Sorsogon. Photo from FB

Police jailed a town Mayor in Sorsogon Province after turning himself in, when a warrant of arrest for him was issued by the court.

Mayor Antonio Alindogan y Hainto of Juban is slapped with three (3) counts for the crime of Anti-Trafficking In Persons Act of 2003 (Sec. 4A In Relation to Sec.6A and 6D of R.A. 9208 as Amended by R.A. 10364) (Expanded Anti-Trafficking In Persons Act of 2012), docketed under Criminal Case Nr.2021-12164 C,2021-12165 C, 2021-12166 C, issued by Hon. Judge Zach Zaragoza Ziga, Judge of Family Court, Fifth Judicial Region, Branch 12, Sorsogon City dated January 20, 2022.

No bail was recommended for his temporary freedom.

Mayor Alindogan’s arrest was effected at 12:10 PM, January 20,2022 at Barangay North Poblacion, Juban.

The suspect is 63 years old, married, incumbent Municipal Mayor of Juban town and a resident of Barangay Tughan.

Suspect Mayor Alindogan is presently under the custody of Juban Municipal Police Station (MPS) for proper disposition.

The jailed Mayor has not yet issued any public statement about his arrest.