Zambo laborer hacked

A 39-YEAR-old laborer in Diplahan, Zamboanga Sibugay was seriously wounded after being hacked by his drinking partner at the height of their heated argument last Saturday evening, the Police Regional Office 9 reported.

Victim Danny Lera, a resident of Purok Malipayon in Barangay Kauswagan, Diplahan town was taken to the Wilter Palama Memorial Hospital for treatment of his injuries shortly after the 7:18 p.m. Saturday incident.

PRO9 director, Chief Superintendent Emmanuel Luis D. Licup said that Lera’s attacker identified as Julito Ongue,42, a farmer residing in the same area was arrested by responding members of the Diplahan Municipal Police Station and is now locked up at the local police detention facility facing criminal charges.