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Bloody Sunday as brod stabs brod, father hacks son


A BROTHER attacking his brother and a father hacking his son were among the four stabbing and hacking attacks in Cebu last Sunday which left four men hurt.

At 5 a.m., Amadeo Santillas, 48, stabbed his younger brother Al Santillas after a heated argument.

Investigation showed that the brothers came from a drinking spree and ended up arguing at home.

During the argument Al, a construction worker, got a knife and tried to stab Amadeo, who works as a driver. Amadeo however disarmed his brother, retrieved the knife which fell on the floor, and stabbed Al in the stomach.

Police later arrested Amadeo while relatives rush Al to the hospital for treatment.

lapu stabbing

In the afternoon in Lapu-Lapu City, a plumber was stabbed by an unidentified assailant in barangay Maribago.

Noel Destura was rushed to the Lapu-Lapu District hospital after he sustained a stab wound in the back.

Investigation showed that Destura was walking towards a friend’s house when the assailant suddenly appeared and stabbed Destura and then fled after the attack. Destura told police that he didn’t recognize his attacker.

Police said the attack was probably a case of mistaken identity.

Dumanjug attack

At 6 p.m. in barangay Balaygtiki, Dumanjug in southern Cebu, a man stabbed his brother-in-law in the chest.

Alberto Gonzaga, 36, was rushed to the hospital for treatment after Renato Barral, 34, stabbed him with a kitchen knife as he was resting inside his house.

Police said Gonzaga was drunk when Barral attacked him.

Police said they were looking into a personal grudge as the motive of the attack.

Barral fled after the attack but surrendered to police at 4 a.m. yesterday.

Barili hacking

At 11 p.m. in barangay Tat-ol, Barili, in southern Cebu, a father hacked and wounded his 23-year-old son after he confronted his drunk son inside their house.

Reggie Tapilot Fat suffered hack wounds in the stomach and hands after his father Danilo Macalua Fat attacked him with a scythe.

Reggie managed to escape after his friends diverted the attention of Danilo.

Danilo fled after the attack and was arrested early yesterday morning. Reggie was rushed to the hospital for treatment./Correspondent Joy Cherry S. Quito with a report from Correspondent Norman V. Mendoza


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