DATE : September 6, 2020
On September 6, 2020 at about 10:20PM, Cagwait MPS received a phone call from a concerned citizen informing about a stabbing incident that transpired in Purok 3, Barangay Lactudan, Cagwait, Surigao del Sur victimizing Laben Pelarios Gallardo, 36 years old, male, with live-in partner perpetrated by Ronelo Gallardo Tajonera Alias “Botyok”, 36years old, male, with live-in partner and both a residence of aforementioned place. Initial investigation conducted that at around 10:15PM of same date the victim and suspect were having drinking spree in the house of the suspect, when suddenly a heated altercation ensued between them thereby suspect got a kitchen knife and stabbed the victim hitting five (5) stabbed wounds at the back part of his body. Thereafter the incident victim was immediately brought by responding personnel of Cagwait on board a PNP patrol car to Marihatag District Hospital for medical treatment. Further, PNP personnel led by PSMS Romeo Montenegro conducting hot pursuit operation that resulted of the arrest the suspect and now in the custody to Cagwait MPS for proper disposition.