A 24-year old man was mauled Tuesday night around 9:45PM by four identified suspects in Sitio Pulang Lupa, Barangay Salvacion, Busuanga, Palawan.
The victim, Artnie Dacles, was having a conversation with his friend Arjun Jimenez when one of the suspects, identified as Agustine Manlabao, attacked him by smashing a bottle of whisky on his head.
The suspect also reportedly stabbed the victim’s hand using the broken bottle. Three other suspects identified as John Louie Araza, 19, senior high student, Alvin Barinque, 21, laborer, and Prince Movera, 21, laborer, all residents of the same place, also attacked the victim, who managed to escape and reported the incident to the police.
The suspects were arrested and placed and detained at the Busuanga MPS for investigation. The victim was rushed to Busuanga Rural Health Unit for medical treatment and later transferred to Culion Sanitarium and General Hospital (CSGH) for further medication.