Man hacked by own brother-A A +A
Monday, June 18, 2012
A 31-YEAR-OLD man landed in the hospital after he was hacked by his elder brother when their get-together went awry in a west coast village in Zamboanga City.
The police said the incident took place around 10:25 p.m. Saturday at Zone 5, Cawit village, west of the city.
The police identified the victim as Robelyn Esperat and the suspect as Ernesto Esperat, 42.
The younger Esperat was admitted to the hospital, while the elder Esperat was detained at the Police Station 9 headquarters.
Investigation showed that the two engaged in a verbal altercation while they were having a drinking spree together with some of their relatives.
The elder Esperat suddenly pulled a bolo and hacked the victim at the height of their altercation, the police said. (Bong Garcia)