ORMOC CITY– A school teacher was arrested in Naval, Biliran by police for a child abuse charge on March 13.

The 42-year-old male teacher was arrested at about 10 am by virtue of a warrant of arrest issued by Judge Luz Navarrete, executive judge of the 8th Judicial Region, Branch 16, Naval, Biliran issued on February 29, 2024, for three counts for alleged lascivious conduct.
The court recommended P30,000 bail for the accused.

The arrest of the teacher came after the parents of a minor filed formal charges in court for an act of lasciviousness against him.

The accused is now detained at the local police detention facility.