Farmer ‘hacks neighbor dead’

BACOLOD City – A farmer allegedly hacked dead his neighbor in Barangay Bacuyangan, Hinoba-an, Negros Occidental.

The 23-year-old resident Nico Salve sustained a hack wound on the face, a police report showed.

Salve was rushed to Eleuterio Memorial Hospital in Hinoba-an where the attending physician declared him “dead on arrival.”

Police identified the suspect as 59-year-old farmer Carlos Andalena.

According to the police, Salve and Andalena had a heated confrontation around 4:45 p.m. on Monday.

This triggered Andalena to hack Salve causing the latter’s death, the police said.

Police responded in the village and arrested Andalena.

He was detained in the Hinoba-an police station’s custodial facility, facing charges./PN


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