Suspect in Mandurriao stabbing arrested

ILOILO City – Police arrested a man tagged as suspect in a stabbing incident in Barangay Airport, Mandurriao district.

The 27-year-old resident Richard Gomez was nabbed on Saturday, a police report showed.

According to the police, Gomez – who was believed to be drunk – stabbed Jose Beltran using a bladed weapon after a heated argument ensued between them. It was not immediately established what triggered the altercation.

Beltran was brought to Western Visayas Medical Center in Mandurriao district for treatment.

Meanwhile, Gomez was detained in the lockup cell of the Mandurriao police station, facing charges./PN

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