Drunken man killed after stabbing cop in Sultan Kudarat | Inquirer News
Close  

Drunken man killed after stabbing cop in Sultan Kudarat

/ 01:26 PM December 14, 2021

ESPERANZA, Sultan Kudarat––A police officer and the drunk man who stabbed him died Monday in separate hospitals, where they were brought for treatment.

Major Alexander de Pedro, chief of Esperanza municipal police, in his report to Sultan Kudarat police director Colonel Tom Tuzon said the attack against Staff Sgt. Victor Araño occurred around 7 p.m. Monday inside the kitchen hall of the town police station.

ADVERTISEMENT

The unsuspecting Araño, police investigator of Esperanza police station, was stabbed several times on his chest by Jessy Ferrer, a laborer who resides in Barangay Saliao, Esperanza.

The suspect was under the influence of liquor when he allegedly committed the crime.

FEATURED STORIES

De Pedro said Ferrer was hauled to the police station after residents complained of his misbehavior due to his being drunk.

While in the police station, Ferrer quietly took a knife and stabbed Araño, who was taking his dinner alone.

After the attack, Ferrer escaped and barged inside a house nearby, where he held hostage two persons. Police remained clueless as to the real motive of the attack.

The police negotiated and successfully convinced Ferrer to surrender and turn in the knife.

However, while he was being handcuffed, he allegedly grabbed the firearm of a police officer, forcing other law enforcers to neutralize him. He was shot and injured.

Ferrer and Araño later died in separate hospitals.

lzb

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Police, Regions, stabbing, Sultan Kudarat
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.