A man allegedly raped his neighbor’s pig in Brgy. Bolaoen, Sual, Pangasinan, Friday.
The suspect, 21-year-old Rommel Marimla, was now in police custody and is a resident of the area.
According to the Pangasinan Provincial Police Office reports, authorities arrested the suspect was arrested after an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) Jomar Austria, 41, also a resident of Brgy. Bolaoen and owner of the alleged raped pig complained.
As per Austria’s complaint, it was the dawn of Friday when he heard his 8-month old gilt (female pig which hasn’t had piglets yet) making noises at its pig pen in his backyard.
Austria said he planned the pig to be a sow or a mother pig and wanted to sell it for additional income. He was shocked when he saw Marimla on top of his pig as he turned on the light.
Suspect denies raping pig
Reports said the suspect denied molesting the pig. He said he just inserted a wood to the pig’s genitals.
Because of the incident, the pig’s genitals have swollen and bleed.
The suspect was found to be intoxicated when the alleged pig rape took place.
The suspect will face charges of violating Republic Act 8485 or the Animal Welfare Act and grave scandal.