Drinking session in Malabon turns bloody after squabble ends in stabbing
MANILA, Philippines — A drinking session between friends in Malabon City on Wednesday afternoon turned bloody after a squabble over cockfighting led to a stabbing incident.
A report from the Malabon City police station said suspect Jeryl Arizala, 38, and his friend Jessie Ryan Yanga, 34, were having drinks at the Guzon Compound in Barangay Tonsuya at around 3:30 p.m.
Police said that after a few drinks, the two friends then quarreled about cockfighting. While they were quarreling, police said Arizala brought out a fan knife and stabbed Yanga.
Yanga was rushed to the hospital for treatment and the incident was reported to police by bystanders.
Members of the Malabon Police Community Precinct 8 then sent out officers who arrested Arizala and recovered the fan knife.
Yanga is still confined at the hospital while appropriate charges are now being readied against Arizala who is under police custody. (Editor: Mike Frialde)
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