Physician arrested in Dagupan for violating cybercrime Law

DAGUPAN CITY — A physician was arrested by the police based on a warrant for two counts of violation of Republic Act No. 10175, the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, at his residence on Poblacion Oeste here on May 22.

The police identified the suspect as Dr. Jose Soriano, 69, a native of Ydia Street in Mangaldan town. He was the subject of warrant of arrest issued on May 10, 2017 by the Regional Trial Court of Cabugai, Ilocos Sur.

The court recommended bail bond of PHP 10,000 for each of the two cases filed against the accused. No further detail on the cases filed against the accused was mentioned by the police.

Soriano was first brought to Region 1 Medical Center (R1MC) after his arrest for medico-legal examination and later lodged in jail pending commitment to Bureau of Management and Penology ( BJMP) district jail in this city. LVM/