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Man killed by brother in-law


A man was hacked to death by his brother-in-law in Zone 6, Barangay Tulungatung, this city, Monday night.

The victim was identified as Roseller Luna, of legal age, married and a resident of Barangay Sinunuc.

He sustained multiple hack wounds on his nape and was brought to Zamboanga City Medical Center (ZCMC), but was declared dead on arrival by the attending physician.

Police Station 9 report identified the suspect as Ar-Jay Francisco y Nalda, 24, single and a resident of the said place.

Initial police investigation showed that the victim was being accused of having an illicit affair and already living with his lover in Sinunuc.

Report showed that the suspect got angry at the victim after he allegedly abandoned his wife and four children.

The suspect allegedly confronted the victim that resulted to a heated altercation.

Police said that the victim challenged the suspect to a fistfight but the latter took a bolo and hacked the former repeatedly.

Probers said the neighbors immediately rushed the victim to the hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

The suspect was arrested and is now detained at the police station pending the filing of appropriate case in court. (Eugene A. Lasprilla)

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