A 23-year old man was arrested after allegedly hacking his live-in partner in Barangay La Paz, Liloy, Zamboanga Del Norte at about 4:00 PM on June 12, 2017. Liloy MPS identified the arrested man as Araby Abil, 23, a farmer residing in said place.
Investigation disclosed that the suspect and the victim named Vilma Delmo were engaged in a heated argument that was followed by the hacking of the victim several times on the different parts of her body using a scythe. The victim was immediately brought to a nearby hospital by the responding team. Due to the severe hack wounds sustained by the victim, she was declared dead on arrival by the attending physician. The scythe used in the attack was recovered at the crime scene. The suspect is presently detained at Liloy MPS for filing of appropriate charges in court.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9