71-year-old man ends up in hospital after being hacked by relatives


A SEPTUAGENAR was injured after being hacked by one of his relatives in Sitio Dobdob, Barangay Magsico in the southern city of San Fernando, Cebu, on Saturday evening, November 5, 2022.

The victim has been identified as 71-year-old Rodrigo Manayaga Baringui-an, a married resident of Sitio.

He suffered multiple hack wounds on different parts of his body.

Police have yet to find the suspect, 45-year-old Samuel Tabale, also known as Burabog, who lives in Barangay Tubod in the same city.

They said Tabale was accompanied by an unidentified man wearing a black jacket and denim shorts during the incident at around 11pm

Based on initial investigations conducted by Major Timothy Romanillos of the San Fernando Police Station, the motive for the hacking was personal rancor.

The victim is being treated at Cebu Provincial Hospital in neighboring Carcar City. (GPL)


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