A bus driver was arrested in Barangay Dawo, Dapitan City at about 6:00 PM on August 11, 2017. This happrened after he was accused by his live-in partner of inflicting physical abuse to her.
The suspect was identified as Esteban Pontallas, 53. Accordingly, the suspect and his live-in partner had an argument, wherein the suspect accused the victim of having another man but the victim just kept ignoring his accusation. When the suspect arrived at their rented room, he dragged the victim to the street, then slapped and punched her face. Because of this, their neighbors called for police assistance which resulted in the apprehension of the suspect.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9