LUNA, Apayao – A farmer died after he was allegedly manhandled by his own brother in the latter’s residence at Calabingan, here, Monday.
Police authorities identified the fatality as a single, farmer, and a resident of barangay San Jose, Luna, Apayao while the suspect was named as his 51-year old brother, married, farmer, and a resident of barangay Salvacion, Luna, Apayao.
Initial police investigation showed that the suspect was on his way home when he was allegedly confronted by the victim that resulted to a fight which was eventually pacified.
The suspect was able to go home but the victim allegedly followed him and provoked the latter that again resulted to a commotion.
The suspect was able to pick up a wood and hit the victim before again hitting his head with a stone.
The victim’s lifeless body was recovered by responding police operatives in a creek in the place of incident while the suspect voluntarily surrendered to the police operatives and is now facing the appropriate charges that will be filed against him.
By Dexter A. See