We cannot really know which time and place are safe nowadays. Before, night time is the only time considered as generally unsafe, but now women fear for their lives even during day time.
We have seen a lot of complaints in social media about experiences of harassment on jeepneys, buses, tricycles, and other public transportation. Oftentimes, the suspect tries to avoid the camera. However, in this story, it is different. The suspect actually posed for a picture in his victim’s phone.
According to Ianah Lhoudevhic Pelayre’s Facebook post, she was on her way to Quezon City when she had an encounter with a pervert on a jeepney. They rode the jeepney together in Lawton and there are still other passengers with them. However, only the two of them were left when they reached Quiapo, Manila.
Ianah was surprised when the guy was already at her back. She adjusted her seat but was surprised when the guy hugged her from the back and touched her legs. That time, she was wearing a white shirt and denim shorts. She confronted the guy and asked what his problem was. The guy, who said his name was Ryan, denied Ianah’s allegations.
On another Facebook post, Ianah clarified that “Ryan” posed for a photo when she asked him if he wanted to be viral on social media. “Ryan’s” girlfriend also contradicted the allegation and said her boyfriend was sleeping during the whole time Ianah was on the jeepney, but the latter showed the date when the photo was captured to prove she is telling the truth.
Tell us in the comment section below what would you do if ever you were in Ianah’s situation or if ever you see a man harassing another woman!