BANGUED, Abra July 07 – A 14-year old minor was injured after he was stabbed by his fellow minor in a basketball court at Zone 5, here, Thursday.
Police authorities identified the victim as Albert Borillo Cabrillas, 14, Grade V student of Abra high school while the arrested suspect was named as John Rogelio Santos Basa, 13, out-of-school youth and both residents of Sta. Rosa, Bangued, Abra.
Initial police investigation showed the suspect was playing basketball while the victim was watching a card game when the former threw the ball to the latter that hit him.
At this juncture, the victim then retaliated by choking the suspect which prompted him to draw a knife and stabbed him on his right thigh before fleeing towards an undisclosed direction.
Concerned citizens immediately rushed the victim to a local hospital while the suspect is now the subject of a manhunt operation.
By Dexter A. See