Fisherman mauled in Barangay Cawit PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 01 September 2018 12:36

A fisherman was injured after reportedly being mauled by unknown suspects in Barangay Cawit last Thursday.

A Police Regional Office-9 report identified the victim as Abegail Ortista, of legal age and a resident of Barangay Ayala.

Investigation disclosed that Ortista was walking within the vicinity of Purok 7  when two unidentified men blocked his path.

One of the men then hit the victim’s head with a hard object.

Ortista ran away from the scene to escape his attackers.

He was later seen walking with blood in his head, a situation which prompted concerned citizens to bring him to a hospital for treatment.

Police said that Ortista had a blunt wound at the back of his right ear.

Police are continuing its investigation on the incident.  (Dan Toribio)