LAGANGILANG, Abra – A 51-year old carpenter was injured after he was allegedly hacked by a jobless man while he and his son were on their way to a sitio at Balais, here, Saturday.
Police authorities identified the victim as Edilberto Bosque Carpio, 51, married, carpenter while the suspect was named as Von Carlo Terneo Aldaca, 26 years old, single, unemployed both residents of Balais, Lagangilang, Abra.
Initial police investigation showed that the victim and his son were on their way to a certain sitio in their place when they decided to temporarily stop while on the middle of the way.
While taking a rest, the suspect suddenly appeared and suddenly hacked the victim on his head before fleeing towards an undisclosed direction.
The victim was rushed to a local hospital for medical treatment before being transferred to the Abra Provincial Hospital for medical treatment while the suspect was arrested by pursuing police operatives during a manhunt operation.
By Dexter A. See