- A 33-year-old husband stabbed his old neighbor multiple times with a bolo
- Jealousy is seen as the motive, after he saw the victim hugging his wife days ago
- Incident happened at Polangui, Albay
Albay, Bicol, Ph – How jealous can a spouse be?
Consumed by jealousy, a man stabbed his neighbor dead in the village of Balaba, Polangui town in Albay province.
According to Chief Inspector Joseph Maribbay, officer-in-charge of the Polangui Municipal Station, the suspect is 33-year-old Gary Vista who allegedly stabbed his neighbor Rudy Ranara, 60 years of age, with a bolo (Philippine machete) at around 7:45 in the morning
Gary told the investigators that he caught his old neighbor, Rudy, hugging his wife inside their house a few days earlier.
Gary stabbed Rudy in various parts of the body; reportedly due to his hatred.
Rudy died while being taken to Isip General Hospital, also in Polangui town.
Shortly after the incident, the suspect submitted himself to a police station.
The police will file a murder complaint against him and will conduct further investigation if necessary.
Regarding uncontrolled jealousy, just a few days ago, there was a similar incident reported from Vigan CIty, wherein jealousy also spurred a husband to gun down a co-worker of his wife, as per a Bombo Radyo story on Sunday.