AUTHORITIES arrested the vice mayor of the municipality of Pateros following a complaint filed by his wife Tuesday evening.
In a report received by Southern Police District (SPD) director Senior Supt. Eliseo Cruz, around 7:30 p.m. policemen arrested Vice Mayor Gerald German, 39, at 25 E. Hermosa St., Bgy. San Roque, Pateros.
The vice mayor of the only remaining municipality in Metro Manila was arrested after his wife Antonnette “Maan” German, 38, sought the assistance of police after her husband allegedly subjected her to physical abuse.
Police said Vice Mayor German may be facing charges for violation of RA 9262, otherwise known as the Anti-Violence Against Women and Children’s Act, before the Pateros Municipal Prosecutor’s Office.
Police are still investigating the matter.