THE body of an Indian national believed to have drowned was recovered at Maligo River, Hda. Mercedes, Barangay Alicante, E.B. Magalona on June 12.
The victim was identified by the E.B. Magalona PNP as Randodh Singh, Indian National, 24 years old and is temporarily residing at Barangay 7, Victorias City.
Based on the report of the E.B. Magalona PNP, the body found floating in the river was identified by his uncle, Lakhwant Singh Toor and that they believe that he drowned at the said river. The victim was brought to St. Katherine Funeral Parlor, Barangay 2-Poblacion, EB Magalona MPS subject for post mortem examination.
In another development, a man was injured in a stabbing incident in Sitio Kampadoad, Barangay Dolis, Calatrava on June 12.
The victim was identified as Lucio Abiso, 30 years old of the same place while the suspect was identified as Jonie Ugdamin, 23, also of the Barangay.
Investigation revealed that while the victim and the suspect were having a drinking spree, an altercation ensued about their work which triggered the suspect to stab the victim with the use of a bladed weapon hitting and inflicting one stabbed wound on the victim’s armpit. The victim was rushed to Calatrava District Hospital for medical treatment but was referred to San Carlos City Hospital for further treatment.
A hacking incident was also reported on June 12, around 7:30 p.m. at Purok Maisan, Barangay Bunga, Don Salvador Benedicto, Negros Occidental.
The victim, identified as Renante Poras, 43, of Barangay Bunga, died of multiple hack wounds at the upper and lower portion of his back. The suspect was identified as Ruel Purisima, 35, also a resident of the place.
Initial police investigation showed that while the victim was walking on his way home, he was confronted and hacked to death by the suspect with the use of a bolo. The suspect fled to unknown direction after the incident.