Actor-turned politician Patrick dela Rosa was placed under police custody last Friday, October 8. Patrick Dela Rosa, 45, was arrested early Friday morning for raping a 20-year-old female student at a friend’s Regalia Tower unit. Dela Rosa, a board member in Oriental Mindoro, and the victim had been drinking at the condominium with five other persons.
The victim said that the former actor took advantage of her drunkenness and raped her at around 4 a.m. The girl managed to get the help of her friends when she realized that Dela Rosa had raped her. They reported the incident to the building security officer and to the Cubao Police Station.
Patrick Dela Rosa remains detained at the Cubao police station pending the filing of appropriate charges.