LUNA, Apayao – A 50-year old tricycle driver was injured after he was stabbed by her own wife inside their house at Pruok Sinamar, barangay Bacsay, here, Monday.
Senior Superintendent Felix Dayag, officer-in-charge of the Apayao Provincial Police Office, identified the victim as Andrel Palomes Lasam, 50, married, tricycle driver while he named the suspect as his own wife, Myrna Manaroc Lasam, 50, both residents of Purok Sinamar, barangay Bacsay, Luna, Apayao.
Initial police investigation showed that the drunk victim arrived home and went to their kitchen where his wife was cooking their food. Upon reaching their kitchen, his wife allegedly poured warm water on him for him to become sober.
However, he grabbed his wife’s shoulder but she grabbed a knife and stabbed home once on his belly.
The victim was rushed to the Ama Jadsac District hospital in Pudtol before he was transferred to the Cagayan Valle Medical center for further treatment.
The suspect and the weapon used were brought by the responding police operatives to the Luna Municipal Police Station in preparation for the filing of appropriate charges against her before the provincial prosecutor’s office.
By Dexter A. See