SAN QUINTIN, Abra – A 20-year old was injured after he was stabbed by a fellow laborer during a heated altercation in their work place at Sitio Sabulod, Pantoc, here, Wednesday.
Police authorities identified the victim as Rowel Pilar Bragas, 20, single, laborer, and resident of barangay Taping, Lagangilang, Abra while the suspect was named as Lloyd Molina Tejero, 22, single, laborer, and also a resident of barangay Taping, Lagangilang, Abra.
Initial police investigation showed that the victim allegedly threw a stone to the tent of the suspect who was talking at the top of his voice to their fellow laborers.
The suspect then confronted the victim that resulted to a heated altercation between the duo and armed with a knife, he stabbed the former on his chest.
The victim was immediately rushed to the Abra Provincial hospital for medical treatment while the suspect voluntarily surrendered to the responding police operatives for him to answer for the crime he committed.
By Dexter A. See