LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – A 23-year old gay stylist was hurt after he was manhandled by two siblings within the compound of his apartment at Km. 3 here recently.
Senior Superintendent Florante Camuyot, officer-in-charge of the Benguet Provincial Police Office, identified the victim as Alexis Ray Portelio Garcia, 23 years old, single, gay, stylist, native of San Jose, Nueva Ecija while he named the suspects as Jayson Otanes Flores, 20 years old, boyfriend of the victim, single, florist, native of Santol La Union, and residing at the place of incident; and his brother Jay-r Otanes Flores, 27 years old, single, welder, native of Santol, La Union, and residing at Leddas Iron works, KM 4, Pico, La Trinidad, Benguet.
Initial police investigation showed the victim and the suspects had a drinking spree in the house of their employer and after a few moments, the victim decided to go home after being asked by his boyfriend.
While inside his apartment, the siblings came and were looking for an alleged third party involved in their relationship and after he came out from his apartment, he was allegedly manhandled by the brothers.
The victim was rushed to the Benguet General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) for medical treatment while the suspects were arrested after the incident.
By Dexter A. See