A commotion happened in Purok Verbena, Brgy. Poblacion, Tampilisan, Zamboanga Del Norte at about 10:00 PM on September 6, 2017. Tampilisan MPS who responded to the area saw a male person, believed to be under the influence of liquor, wielding two bolos in both hands.
One of the responding police officers approached the man and ordered him to lower his weapons but the suspect declined. Instead, he approached the policemen and challenged them to a fight. The troublemaker was eventually subdued and yielded his bolos. The suspect was later identified as Romeo Ledda Halique, 36, resident of same place. Investigation disclosed that the suspect had a heated argument with his wife that ended in a mauling incident. The victim was hit twice to her back and was slapped on her face resulting in several contusions. Accordingly, said suspect habitually abuses his wife every time he got drunk. The suspect and the victim were brought to a government hospital for medical examination and the former was subsequently brought and detained at Tampilisan MPS for filing of appropriate charges.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9