Stabbing suspect arrested

BACOLOD City – Police arrested a man tagged in a stabbing incident in Barangay Vista Alegre.

He was 33-year-old resident Jean Claude Gabata, a police report showed.

The victim was identified as John Joseph Catan, the report added.

According to police investigation, Catan was on his way home around 11:20 p.m. on Sept. 17 when the suspect attacked him for no apparent reason.

Catan sustained three stab wounds on the different parts of the body, police said. He received treatment at the Bacolod Adventist Medical Center in this city.

Gabata, meanwhile, was detained in the lockup cell of Police Station 7, facing charges./PN


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