1 killed in Maasin stabbing

ILOILO City – A carnival manager was stabbed at the public plaza of Maasin, Iloilo.

Enrico Sequiza of Barangay San Jose, San Miguel, Iloilo sustained a stab wound on the chest, a police report showed.

He died while being treated at the Ramon Tabiana Memorial District Hospital in Cabatuan, Iloilo, the report added.

Police identified the suspect as Peter Alido of Barangay Mandog, Maasin.

Prior to the incident, Alido reportedly started an altercation at the carnival in the town’s public plaza. This prompted Sequiza to pacify Alido but the latter stabbed him using bladed weapon.

The suspect was arrested and detained in the Cabatuan Police Station, facing a homicide charge./PN

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