BAGUIO CITY – A 29-year old woman was hurt after she was beaten with an arnis stick by her own uncle inside her room at Purok 5, Pinget, here, Monday
Senior Superintendent George D. Daskeo, acting city director of the Baguio City Police Office, identified the victim as Jennifer Del Mundo Estorel, 29, unemployed, native of Urdaneta, Pangasinan, while he named the suspect as her own uncle, Arturo Tabuno Del Mundo, 60, single both residents of Purok 5, Lower Pinget, Baguio City.
Initial police investigation showed the suspect reportedly went inside the victim’s room and beat her with an arnis stick several times without apparent reasons.
The victim’s mother was able to pacify the suspect when she grabbed the stick from him forcing to go out of the house.
When he came back to the house, he was already armed with a bolo but the victim’s brother-in-law was able to grab the same from him.
The suspect was subsequently arrested by responding police operatives and is now detained at the BCPO headquarters for the filing of appropriate charges of attempted homicide against him before the city prosecutor’s office.
By Dexter A. See