Man nabbed for stabbing neighbor in Talisay

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A 29-YEAR-OLD man was arrested over a stabbing incident in Sitio Cabotoy, Barangay Pooc, Talisay City, Cebu on Monday morning, June 6, 2022,

Corporal Milfred Labitad, investigating officer of Talisay City Police Station, identified the suspect as Gilbert Nacanan Caso, of Sitio Cabotoy, Barangay Pooc.

According to Labitad, Caso and his neighbor Romel Arnejo, 37, had previous altercations and on Monday at 8 a.m. they again engaged in a heated argument that turned into a fist fight when they crossed each other's path.

Arnejo suffered wounds in the different parts of his body after Caso stabbed him with a sharpened black plastic key holder.

He was rushed to the Cebu South Medical Center for treatment.

Caso was intercepted on board his motorcycle later at 10:20 a.m. by the operatives of Talisay City Police Station.

The police recovered from the suspect the weapon that he used in the crime.

Caso is now temporarily detained at the Talisay City detention cell and will possibly face charges of attempted homicide. (GDC, TPT)

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