A man was arrested for hacking two individuals in Barangay Inasagan, Aurora, Zamboanga Del Sur at about 11:30 PM on August 6, 2017. The victims identified as Ronelo Manik Sumalpong, 28, laborer, and Jernane Niadas Sumalpong, 50, farmer, both residents of said place, were hacked by Cerelo Baran Capua, resident of Purok Maabi-Abihon, of said barangay.
Initial investigation disclosed that during a drinking session between the victims and suspect, Cerelo punched one of the victims. The victims decided to go home to avoid further trouble. As the victims were having a conversation outside their house, the suspect arrived and hacked Ronelo to his back, while Jernane sustained a hack wound to his lower back and right waist. The casualties were brought to the nearest hospital for medication. The suspect is presently detained at Aurora MPS for proper disposition.
The suspect of a hacking incident in Zone 6, Barangay Tulungatung, Zamboanga City, was arrested during a follow-up operation carried out by Ayala Police Station at about 8:11 AM on August 7, 2017. The victim named Roseller Luna, married, of Brgy. Sinunuc, Zamboanga City, sustained multiple hack wounds to his nape. The suspect was identified as Arjay Nalda Francisco, 24, of Zone 6, Brgy. Tulungatung, the brother-in-law of the victim. Initial investigation disclosed that the victim, allegedly had an illicit affair and was living with his paramour in Barangay Sininuc, abandoned his wife and four children in Barangay Tulungatung. Roseller was confronted by his brother-in-law which led to a heated altercation. During their argument, as the victim challenged the suspect to a fist fight, the suspect took a bolo and hacked the victim until he fell down with several hack wounds. Nearby residents were able to subdue the suspect and immediately called for police assistance, while the victim was rushed to a government hospital for immediate medication, but was pronounced dead on arrival by the attending physician. Arjay is presently detained at said station for proper disposition.
A man was arrested after he allegedly hacked a barangay kagawad in Purok Rizal, Imelda, Titay, Zamboanga Sibugay at about 6:25 PM on August 7, 2017. Titay MPS identified the victim as Lino Patian Larisma, 40, who was hacked by Narciso Tayurang Guntalao, 42. Both are residents of said place. Initial investigation disclosed that the suspect went to the house of the victim carrying a bolo. A heated argument occurred between them, followed with Guntalao hacking the left middle finger of Larisma. The suspect was subsequently arrested by responding Titay MPS personnel.
A stabbing incident transpired in Barangay Titik, Sindangan, Zamboanga Del Norte at about 4:20 PM on August 6, 2017, wherein Wilson L. Payon, accompanied by his sons Jemuel and Jerson, were stabbed by Marden Andapo Quimol, 43. Investigation disclosed that the victims were walking home when the suspect approached them and punched Jerson. This led to a fist fight between the suspect and the victims. Marden took out his hunting knife and stabbed Wilson several times, leading to his death. The suspect also attacked the other victims who suffered serious injuries and were brought to two separate hospitals for medical attention. The suspect later surrendered to the patrol base detachment of Philippine Army Special Forces based in Brgy. Titik, Sindangan, and was turned-over to Sindangan MPS for proper disposition on August 7, 2017.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9