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Monday, 28 April 2014 11:26

A 28-year-old man was stabbed dead by his half brother in Talisayan the other day.

The fatality was identified as Servando Basaya Y Revilla, 28, married, residing at Purok-5, Barangay Talisayan, Zamboanga City and a native of Bato Siay, Zamboanga Sibugay.

Basaya was stabbed by Rommel S. Lledo, 25, of the same place. He was apprehended by barangay tanods of Talisayan and was turned over to the police for the filing of charges in court.

Police said that Basaya sustained a fatal stab wound in the chest.

Investigation disclosed that Basaya and Lledo had figured in a heated argument regarding Lledo’s girlfriend.

Police said that Basaya challenged Lledo to a fistfight.

According to a witness, Lledo grabbed a scythe and tried to hack Basaya. Then suddenly Basaya was stabbed by Lledo using a sharp object. Basaya managed to call ask for help from his wife and ran towards a nipa hut where he expired.

Lledo was arrested and was detained pending the filing of charges in court. – Dan Toribio Jr.