Manila, Philippines – A 61-year-old minister in Mandaue City in Cebu was captured for supposedly h1tt1nq the 15-year-old little girl of the cloister’s cook on Wednesday evening. Rev. Fr. Decoroso Olmilla, area cleric of The Nativity of Mary Parish in Barangay Canduman purportedly hurt the young lady for not feeding the priest’s pet, a Labrador.
The minister was captured by Mandaue City Police Station 6 after he supposedly hit the young lady’s butt with a container and k1ck3d her.
What’s more, as per PO1 Jinelyn Formentera, Women’s Desk responsible for Canduman Police Station, the capture came after a concerned native revealed what occurred.
“The child went around the neighborhood asking for Christmas presents. The priest was looking for her because the dog had not been fed yet. When she arrived at the convent at about 6 p.m., the priest reprimanded her and brought her to his office where cussed at her and h1t her,” the police officer said, speaking in Cebuano.
Reportedly, the girl’s mother, Marcella Rico, 44, also lives in the convent.
The priest is currently detained at the Canduman Police Station. He may be charged for violation of RA 7610 or the Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act.
The mother was also firmed on filing charges against Olmilla, citing it was not the first time it happened.