KIANGAN, Ifugao September 08 – Two persons were injured after they were hacked by their drinking partner for still unknown reasons inside a nipa hut at Bolog, here, Tuesday.
Police authorities identified the injured individuals as Jetro Guinaat Ballatong, 25, and Leeven Lamag Humiwat, 25 while the suspect was named as Arnold Ligmayo Monguiho, 44, all residents of Bolog, Kiangan, Ifugao.
Initial police investigation showed that the victims and the suspects had a drinking spree inside a nipa house in their place and after consuming two bottles of wine, the latter decided to go home.
After a few moments, the suspect came back and was reportedly armed with a bolo when he suddenly started hacking the victims on the different parts of their bodies before fleeing towards an undisclosed direction.
The victims were rushed to the Panudpudan District Hospital in Lamut town for medical treatment while the suspect is now the subject of a manhunt operation by responding police operatives.
By Dexter A. See