Tenant mauls owner

June 11, 2019

A 41-year-old businessman was badly mauled by his tenant following their heated argument Monday afternoon in Valenzuela City.

Eddie Llena Manzanero of 126 P. Faustino St, Brgy. Punturin was rushed to Valenzuela Medical Center for treatment on injuries in the face and body while the suspect, identified as Mervin Gripon 35 of Block 3 Lot 23 Northville 13 voluntarily surrendered to the responding barangay watchmen.

Investigation showed that at around 2:30 p.m., the victim and the suspect had a heated argument regarding the latter’s eviction in his rented house owned by Manzanero.

At the height of their heated verbal tussle, the suspect repeatedly punched the victim causing the latter to fall down on the pavement.