BONTOC, Mountain Province – An 18-year old student was hurt and confined in a local hospital after he was allegedly stabbed by a 24-year old laborer inside the Afidchao building, Caluttit, here Friday night.
Senior Superintendent Cornelio Comila, officer-in-charge of the Mountain Province Police Office, identified the victim as Albert Seb-oton Waglison, 18, single, student, native of Natonin, Mountain Province while he named the suspect as Rayman Hipolito Libunao, 24, single, laborer, native of Rosario, La Union.
Initial police investigation showed the victim and the suspect were inside the building when for still unknown reasons, the latter stabbed him several times on the different parts of his body.
The victim was immediately rushed to the Bontoc General Hospital for medical treatment and was subsequently confined for further observation of the multiple stab wounds he sustained while the suspect was subsequently arrested by responding police operatives and now detained at the Bontoc Municipal Police Station awaiting the filing of the appropriate charges against him.
By Dexter A. See