Jealous suitor hacks barangay tanod

December 17, 2018

A JEALOUS man on Saturday night hacked a barangay tanod in Ifugao.

The Hingyon Municipal Police Station identified the tanod as Charlie Dulnuan Binwag, 33, single, of  Piwong, Hingyon.

Police are hunting down suspect Fernando Nagangi Balinon, 43, separated, of Upper Pitawan, O-ong, Hingyon, Ifugao who fled after the attack.

The victim and Nancy Malingay Ananayo were talking  at Upper Pitawan at 11:50 p.m. on Saturday when the suspect suddenly appeared and without a word hacked Binwag twice on the back and foot.

Although wounded, Binwag managed to run away and sought refuge to a nearby house. 

The suspect escaped before the responding policemen arrived.

Witnesses rushed the victim to the Ifugao Provincial Hospital, Lagawe, Ifugao for treatment.

Prior to the bolo attack, the suspect had been courting Nancy for almost a year. Witnesses said when the suspect saw the victim having a conversation with Nancy,  got jealous and hacked Binwag.