Senior nabbed for hacking brother

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Saturday, August 2, 2014


POLICE have arrested a 60-year-old man who almost killed his brother on Friday evening in Barangay Tacunan, Tugbok District in Davao City.

The suspect identified as Ernesto Albaracin Ador was arrested after he hacked his brother Lonito, 48, in Purok 7 in Barangay Tacunan.

Initial investigation conducted by Senior Police Officer 1 Roque Osico, of the Tugbok Police Station, said the incident happened around 7 p.m. while Ernesto and Lonito were having a drinking session.

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According to their brother Raffy, 25, who reported the incident to the police station, the suspect and the victim were just talking while having their drinking session when the two ended in a fistfight.

Ernesto picked pieces of wood and beat Lonito, but Lonito took a sickle locally known as "sanggot" and hacked Ernesto.

Police responded and recovered a sickle at the crime scene.

The victim was brought by the 911 Medical Ambulances to Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) while the suspect is temporarily detained at the Tugbok Police Station for his proper disposition.

Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on August 03, 2014.

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