SORSOGON | 2 arrested for human trafficking; 5 minors rescued

CASIGURAN, Sorsogon (Bicol Standard)—The owner of a videoke bar and a waitress will be facing complaints for violation of the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003 (Republic Act 9208) after they were arrested at Monjen Videoke Bar, Barangay Central, this town, at around 12:30 a.m. Thursday. 

They were identified as Jenine Juadines y Delos Reyes, 42 years old, married, owner of Monjen Videoke Bar, and Jane Delos Reyes y Hadap, 41 years old, single, videoke bar waitress. 

The Casiguran police said the two were apprehended in an entrapment operation that also led to the rescue of five minors who were allegedly working in the bar.

The suspects are presently under the custody of the Casiguran Municipal Police Station.