Wife hacked by husband in Abra

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BANGUED, Abra August 22 – A 48-year old woman was injured after he was hacked on her head by her own hsband inside their residence at Palao, here, Saturday.

Police authorities identified the injured individual as Luisa Belizar Cleto, 48, married while the suspect was named as her own husband Gerry Agni Cleto, 55, and both residents of Palao, Bangued, Abra.

Initial police investigation showed the victim’s husband arrived home from work and was said to be under the influence of liquor when he learned that she sent P200 to her daughter who was not actually living with them and got irked that resulted to a heated altercation.

The suspect was mad at the victim because she was giving priority to her daughter instead of their two sons living with them, thus, she grabbed a bolo and hacked her on the head.

The victim was rushed to the Seares Memorial Hospital for medical treatment while the suspect was arrested by responding police operatives and now detained at the Bangued Municipal Police Station awaiting the filing of the appropriate case against him.

By Dexter A. See

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