For Refusing to Lend Motorcycle Laborer Stabbed Dead
A laborer who refused to lend his motorcycle was stabbed dead around 6:00 p.m. Monday in Purok 2, Barangay Magballo, Kabankalan City.
Police Superintendent Rhea Santos, Kabankalan City PNP OIC police chief identified the victim as Louan Guinera Sarmoy, 49, married, of Purok 2, Barangay Magballo, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental. He sustained stab wound on his chest and was brought to Tabugon Hospital but was declared dead on arrival.
Police identified the suspect as Kevin Amit, 25, single, laborer, of Purok 2, Barangay Magballo, Kabankalan City.
Police investigation disclosed that the victim was approached by the suspect to borrow his motorcycle so that he could rescue his own motorcycle with mechanical trouble. The victim, however, refused which angered the suspect and stabbed him fatally.
The suspect fled after the incident and is now the subject of police manhunt operation.*