Before the May 10 incident, the girl, according to Magpale
was also sexually abused last year.
, however, said that in the recent incident the 15-year-old boy only accompanied the other suspects but did not participate in raping the girl.
Magpale, vice chairman of the Provincial Council for the Welfare of Children (PCWC), said that the boy probably bragged about last year's incident.
Because of this, Magpale
said that all the five suspects, who admitted to the crime, as well as the victim, will be recommended to undergo counseling.
Their parents will also be asked to join in the counseling.
believed that the girl was a "slow learner," making her
vulnerable to sexual abuse.
saw the need to conduct an assessment on the child's mental condition.
will also ask help from a special education teacher.
said the victim may be transferred to a school, with a special education curriculum, in Dumanjug.
said the medical report of the girl tested negative because there were no semen and laceration found on her
said it is understandable, though, that semen would no longer be found in the girl's sexual organ because the incident was reported late.