A man was injured in a hacking incident in Brgy. Manghulyawon, La Libertad, Negros Oriental, at about 3:05 p.m. Saturday.
The police identified the victim as Josan Tanudra, 21, single and a resident of the barangay, who was hacked by Ranulfo Dionaldo, 20, single, also of Manghulyawon, using a scythe.
Initial investigation by La Libertad police disclosed that the victim and the suspect had a drinking session, later a heated argument ensued and without hesitation the suspect hacked the victim and hit his back.
The victim was brought by his relatives to the Guihulngan Memorial William Billy Villegas Hospital for treatment while the suspect is now in the custody of the police.
At 10:40 a.m. Saturday, a theft incident transpired at Sacsac, Bacong. The victim, Junrey Flores, 56, married, of Piapi, Dumaguete, and area manager of Premio Corp. reported to the police for theft.
Initial investigation conducted by Bacong police disclosed that Flores alleged that when he checked their stock brand new motorcycle located at the warehouse of Fedelino Roleda at said place and found out that 17 XRM and 21 Honda batteries, worth P55,100, were missing.
The Bacong PNP is now conducting a follow-up investigation for the arrest of the suspect/s.
In Basay, at 6:35 p.m. Saturday, a traffic accident transpired along the National Hi-way, Purok 5, Labugon, Brgy.Nagbo-alao, Basay, involving a Honda motor tricycle, without plate number driven by Ruben Ruizan, 58, married, with passengers Marisa Antonio, 21, single, and Jacob Joe Ruizan, 3, all residents of Cansilan, Brgy. Nagbo-alao, Basay.
The other vehicle is an Isuzu truck bearing plate no.AAV 7038 left abandoned/parked at the hi-way.
As per initial investigation conducted at the area, several witnesses disclosed the motor tricycle came from Basay going to Bayawan City.
Accordingly, the motor tricycle overtook the truck and did not notice an incoming motorcycle from the opposite direction.
Witnesses said the motor tricycle tried to avoid the motorcycle approaching and maneuvered back to its lane but unfortunately it hit the rear portion of the truck.
Both the driver and passengers of the motor tricycle were brought to the Bayawan District Hospital for immediate medical attention after suffering physical injuries.*RG
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