Lapu-Lapu City cop stabbed dead after scolding drug ‘user’
CEBU CITY — A policeman was killed following an argument with a father and son tandem in Sitio Kulo, Barangay Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City at past 7 p.m. on Sunday.
P03 Alcestes Roxas, 40, sustained multiple stab wounds inflicted by one of two suspects at the height of their altercation, according to a police report released by Chief Inspector Wayne Magbanua, chief of Precinct 2 of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO).
Magbanua said that their initial investigation showed that Roxas, of Sitio Kulo, scolded a certain Angelito Malinao for engaging in illegal drug use.
Malinao reportedly went home and returned with his father, Domingo Lumungsod Jr., and confronted Roxas.
A heated exchange ensued, which escalated into Roxas throwing a punch at Lumungsod. It was then that Malinao pulled a knife tucked in his waist and repeatedly stabbed Roxas in different parts of his body.
Roxas was rushed to the nearest hospital but was declared dead on arrival. /cbb
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