A farmer is now in jail, after allegedly hacking his brother dead on Wednesday in Sitio Sig-ang, Brgy. Carabalan, Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, police records show.
The suspect identified as Norberto Taledong, 35, faces homicide charges, for the death of his elder brother, Agustin, Police Officer 3 John Derrick Capunong, Himamaylan police chief investigator, said.
Capunong said the hacking incident was triggered by a misunderstanding between the siblings, who were both under the influence of liquor.
Agustin, who succumbed to multiple hack wounds in the head, neck and in other parts of his body, was declared dead on arrival at the Valeriano Gatuslao District Hospital in Himamaylan City.
Norberto was arrested by Himamaylan policemen, who responded to the incident.
A 20-inch bolo used in the commission of the crime, was also recovered by the Himamaylan police.
On the same day, an employee of Sun Fresh Enterprises identified as Moises Samillano died when he was stabbed several times in the chest, allegedly by Reu Horos in Brgy. Patik, Pulupandan.
Samillano was also declared dead on arrival at the Bago City District Hospital, while Horos surrendered to Pulupandan policemen, who responded to the stabbing incident.
Meanwhile, Dionesio Binarao,41, was allegedly shot by his cousin, Simplicio Binarao, who was with two companions, on Tuesday in Sitio Tiguisan, Brgy. Montilla, Moises Padilla.
Senior Inspector Robert Mansueto, Moises Padilla police chief, said Simplicio and his companions, identified as Digol Binarao and Joe Abaho, immediately fled, after shooting Dionesio, who is now being treated for a gunshot wound at the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Hospital in Bacolod City.
In Brgy. Bulwangan, San Carlos City, two brothers who are facing grave coercion charges, were apprehended on June 6 by virtue of an arrest warrant issued by Judge Peter Parco.
Supt. Harold Tuzon, San Carlos police chief, said Parco has recommended P12,000 bail for each of the accused persons identified as Eduardo Baya,39, and his younger brother, Domingo,33, who are now in jail.*GPB