Argument turns bloody in Toledo

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AN ARGUMENT turned bloody when a tricycle driver stabbed dead his fellow driver in Sitio Baybay, Barangay Poblacion, Toledo City on Tuesday afternoon, June 21, 2022.

Jophel Placibe Basilan, 43, died from hack and stab wounds after he was attacked by his opponent, Jajan Alferez.

Both Basilan and Alferez are from Toledo City.

Staff Sergeant Fredenil Cabañero, desk officer of Toledo City Police Station, said that Basilan and Alferez were having an altercation around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, when the latter got a piece of wood and hit the victim with it several times in the head.

Alferez then stabbed Basilan with a knife several times when the victim fell to the ground.

Cabañero said that Basilan and Alferez had a heated argument days prior to the incident.

Alfarez fled and is now being hunted by the police. (TPT)

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