DATE : September 13, 2020
On September 13, 2020, at about 8:30PM, a stabbing and hacking incident transpired at Purok Calamansi, Brgy. Purisima, Tago Surigao del Sur victimizing Angelo Sabesaje Balmoria (older brother of the suspect), 25 years old, single, farmer, a resident of the said place and Joven Fegueroa, 28 years old, single, jobless, a resident of Purok Bamboo, Brgy Dayoan, Tago, Surigao del Sur, perpetrated by Michael Sabesaje Balmoria, 24 years old, single, male, a resident of the aforementioned place using sharp bladed weapon known as “sundang”. Initial investigation revealed that the victims and the suspect were having drinking spree at the residence of the latter. When all got drunk, a verbal altercation ensued amongst them prompting the suspect to stabbed his eldest brother (Angelo Balmoria) once hitting at the right upper chest and hacked Joven Fegueroa once hitting at the nape. Thereafter, victims were rushed by concerned citizen to Adela Serra Ty Memorial Medical Center, Tandag City, SDS, for treatment while the suspect fled towards unknown direction. Personnel of Tago MPS are now conducting pursuit operation for the arrest of the suspect.