A car reportedly belonging to Himamaylan City councilor Harry Sian was seen
in the vicinity of the victim’s temporary shelter in Manapla town Monday
Vice Mayor Greg Gasataya and the organization for outreach program at the
University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos called "UCDO" spearheaded by their
Supervisor Ms. Mely Flores extending their support to more than 100 families
affected by fire last September 2, 2014 at Purok Katilingban, Brgy.39, Bacolod
The 17-year-old rape victim is now under her uncle’s protection along with
other members of the family who consider the alleged act of following the victim
as a threat against her.
Sian is accused of sexual abuse by the victim since she was 14 years old at
the Sian household in Himamaylan City.
Her uncle disclosed, they have spotted the car of Sian with persons trying to
talk to the victim.
One of them even introduced himself as member of the media.
But they were not able to see the victim or hold an interview because it was
The victim’s family is now assisted by Manapla municipal government through
Mayor Lourdes Escalante.
They called up Manapla Police under Senior Inspector Edencio Gregorio who
immediately responded but the car had already gone.
Asked if the person in the car would like to negotiate with them to drop the
case, the uncle said his niece would not consider such proposal. She is bent on
pursuing the criminal case.
Sian is accused of violating Republic Act 7610 (The Special Protection for a
Child against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act) by sexually abusing a
minor housemaid allegedly on several occasions over the past two years.
The case was filed Monday.