LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – A 6-year old girl was injured after she was hit on the face by the knife thrown by her stepfather to her aunt during a heated altercation inside their boarding house at Buyagan, Poblacion, here, Wednesday evening.
Police authorities identified the arrested suspect as Jimmy Losada Ramos, Jr., 25, baker, native of Agoo, La Union.
Initial police investigation showed the suspect allegedly spank the buttocks of the minor that prompted her aunt to interfere that eventually escalated into a heated altercation between the two adults.
Irked by what happened, the suspect picked up a knife and threw it to the victim’s aunt but it unfortunately landed on her face.
The minor was immediately rushed to the Benguet General Hsopital for medical treatment but she was later transferred to the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center for further observation.
The suspect was arrested by responding police operatives and the knife used was also recovered.
The suspect stands to face frustrated homicide charges before the provincial prosecutor’s office after the conduct of the needed investigation.
By Dexter A. See