In a report of abs-cbnnews.com; A 17-year-old female student of the University of the Philippines in Los Banos (UPLB) was raped by a tricycle driver near the school campus Wednesday night, authorities said Thursday.
Laguna Police Director Senior Superintendent Florendo Saligao and UPLB vice-chancellor Dr. Enrique Tolentino confirmed the incident.
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The victim came from a school event and rode a tricycle in Barangay Maahas around 9:30 p.m., Tolentino said.
While travelling along the Buot area, the tricycle driver told the victim that they ran out of gas and asked her to alight from the vehicle.
The suspect then alleged threatened to kill the victim before he raped her. The victim was abandoned by the tricycle driver after the incident.
In 2011, UPLB student Given Grace Cebanico, 19, was raped and killed just outside the campus.