Man hacked by neighbor in Toledo, Cebu

A 41-YEAR-OLD man landed in a hospital after he was hacked with a samurai by his neighbor on Thursday afternoon, November 30, in Barangay Daanlungsod, Toledo City, Cebu.

Police identified the victim as Rym Gonzaga, who suffered a cut in his head.

The 42-year-old suspect, Ampil Badenas, surrendered to the police after the incident.

Investigation showed Gonzaga went to Badenas's house drunk. Gonzaga, who had past conflict with Badenas, confronted the suspect.

Badenas, who claimed he was frightened by Gonzaga's presence, grabbed his samurai and attacked the victim.

The suspect did not inflict further wounds on his neighbor, who was rushed to the hospital in Toledo City and transferred to another hospital in Cebu City. (KAL/SunStar Cebu)

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