A man was arrested for hacking his own father in Purok Nangka, Barangay Tuburan, Pagadian City, Zamboanga Del Sur at about 7:05 AM on August 16, 2017. Pagadian City Police Station identified the suspect as Niño Gaco Carvajal, 35. The suspect stabbed William Carvajal, 75, his own father.
Initial investigation disclosed that in the early morning of August 16, 2017, the suspect became violent. As his father came out of the house to go to work, the suspect hacked him several times to the head. According to the family, the suspect is suffering from mental illness. Recovered at the crime scene was the scythe used in the hacking. The suspect was brought to Pagadian CPS for proper disposition.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9