1 Hacked dead for using others’ slippers

One person was stabbed dead after using the slippers of another person in Sitio Candalaga, Barangay Banga, Bayawan City, Negros Oriental around 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Police identified the victim as Nicoy Mahinay Dantes, 30, married, while the suspect was Ariel Alvirico Bayawa, 30; single, all residents of the place

Police investigation disclosed that the victim was having a drinking session at the place. Later a heated argument ensued when the victim wore the slippers of Rane Dantes.

The suspect got angry and left the place but promised to return.

When he came back, he had a marble gun and a bolo tucked on his waist, aiming at Rane and Niño Dantes, was confronted by the suspect who tried to disarm him. The suspect drew his bolo from his waist then hacked the victim several times in the different parts of his body.

Victim was immediately brought to Bayawan District Hospital for medical attention.

The suspect was arrested by the responding PNP elements. *(CMGarde)