Farmer hacks husband in marital spat with wife Print
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 13:47

A man was injured after allegedly being hacked by his neighbor at Sitio Baluno, Barangay Makiang, Siocon Municipality, Zamboanga Del Norte last Monday.

Chief Insp. Helen Galvez, Police Regional Office-9 Information Officer, said that prior to the incident, a certain Edgar Labisores y GaƱolon, 46 years old, was involved in a marital squabble with his wife at their residence.

A neighbor, Noriel Oton y Banlat aka Nonoy, 30 years old, passed by the house, heard the quarrel and without any provocation, interfered and hacked Edgar with the use of a scythe.

Labisores sustained an injury in his right leg.

The suspect fled towards the hinterland of Barangay Makiang.

Siocon Municipal Police Station personnel conducted hot pursuit operations to arrest the suspect. (Remus Ong)