MANDALUYONG CITY — Police nabbed a known celebrity doctor Joel Mendez for a count of attempted rape and two counts of rape by the virtue of a warrant of arrest issued by Judge Imelda Portes-Saulog of the Mandaluyong RTC Branch 214 on Thursday.
Mendez was arrested by the members of the Eastern Police District at the basement of the BSA Twin Towers in Mandaluyong City.
A relative of the alleged victim said her niece was molested by Mendez when she was 17.
Aside from rape, Mendez also has a standing arrest warrant for non-remittance of his employees’ Social Security Services contributions.
Mendez is now under the custody of the Custodial and detention unit of the Mandaluyong police station.
Source: UNTV News