Austrian fugitive arrested in Cebu

March 10, 2019

AN Austrian national facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9262 of the Violence against Women and their Children Act of 2002 was arrested by the police in Lapu-Lapu City in Cebu, Police Regional Office 7 director Chief Superintendent Debold M. Sinas reported yesterday.

Gerd Harald Moschig Pierzi, an Austrian civil engineer temporarily residing in Barangay Marigondon, Lapu-Lapu City was arrested at the Lapu-Lap City Hall in Bgy. Pusok over the weekend  on the strength of a warrant of arrest issued by Judge Catalina Shineta Palacio of the Cantilan Regional Trial Court Branch 1 in Surigao del Sur.

The court set an P80,000 bail for the temporary liberty of the accused, said Sinas.