Laborer hacks labourer in Banaue

BANAUE, Ifugao February 09 – A 30-year old labourer was injured after he was hacked by a fellow labourer during a drinking session at sitio Sumigar, barangay Viewpoint, here, Monday.

            Police authorities identified the victim as Gilbert Acop Calbo, 38, single, labourer while the suspect was named as Reynante Boquing, 25, married, laborer and both residents of Sitio Amorha, Cambulo, Banaue, Ifugao.

            Initial police investigation showed that the victim and the suspect, together with fellow laborers, were having a drinking session when a heated altercation suddenly erupted between them.

            The suspect took his bolo and hacked the victim several times on the different parts of his body.

            The victim was rushed to the Good News Clinic and hospital where he was confined while the suspect is now under the custody of the responding police operatives awaiting the filing of the appropriate charges against them.

By Dexter A. See

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