LAGANGILANG, Abra August 29 – A laborer was injured after he was stabbed by a farmer during a drinking session at Sagusirsir, Laguiben, here, Tuesday night.
Police authorities identified the victim as Jeric Aglibot, of legal age, construction worker, a resident of Sitio Bangar, barangay Laguiben, Lagangilang, Abra while the suspect was named as Samuel Agdakit, 44, farmer, and a resident of Sitio Campong, barangay Laguiben, Langangilang, Abra.
Initial police investigation showed that the suspect and his friends were having a drinking session when the victim arrived and had a conversation with the former.
The discussion suddenly escalated to a heated argument until the suspect stabbed the victim on the left side of his body.
The victim was immediately rushed to the Lagangilang rural health unit for medical treatment before being transferred to the Abra provincial Hospital for further medical observation.
The suspect voluntarily surrendrered to responding police operatives and is now awaiting the filing of the appropriate charges against him.
By Dexter A. See