Utility worker injured in Manabo stabbing incident

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MANABO, Abra October 02 0 A 57-year old utility worker was injured after he was stabbed by his own brother-in-alw during a heated altercation in their residence at Luzong, here, Sunday.

Police authorities identified the injured individual as Edencio Dar Cabillon, 57, married, Utility worker of Manabo Rural Health Unit while the suspect was named as Prodencio Benebese Biares, 60, married, unemployed, both residents of Barangay Luzong, Manabo, Abra.

Initial police investigation showed that the victim, who was allegedly under the influence of liquor, allegedly provoked the suspect due to issues in the handling of money that resulted to a heated altercation.

The victim tried to hack the suspect once but missed causing the suspect to retaliate by stabbing him thrice on the different parts of his left arm.

The victim was rushed to the Abra Provincial Hospital for medical treatment while the suspect was arrested by responding police operatives.

By Dexter A. See

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