ALFONSO LISTA, Ifugao – A 43-year old farmer was arrested by combined police operatives and intelligence agents after he attempted to shoot the wife of his neighbour at Purok 5, San Jose, here, Monday.
Police authorities identified the arrested individual as Ruben Adriano Barut alias Boyet, 43, married, farmer and a resident of San Jose, Alfonso Lista, Ifugao.
Initial police investigation showed that the suspect went to the house of Ms. Marivic Herman Bedey, 43, married, housewife and kept accelerating his motorcycle and shouting at the top of his voice challenging and threatening to kill her husband and when she came out from their house to tell him that her husband was not around, he allegedly pointed a short firearm at her and squeezed the trigger twice but the firearm did not fire off.
The suspect was then arrested by responding police operatives for him to answer for the incident that he committed and is now detained at the Alfonso Lista Municipal Police Station awaiting the filing of appropriate charges against him before the provincial prosecutor’s office.
By Dexter A. See