17-year-old boy was declared dead on arrival at a hospital, after he
was hit with a piece of wood by his younger brother yesterday at Purok
Ballo in Brgy. Tagucon, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental, police said.
Police investigation showed that the victim was making a
chicken cage, when a heated argument ensued between him and his
After he noticed that the victim was armed with a knife,
the suspect hit him with a piece of wood on the head, the police
The victim died at the Lorenzo Zayco District Hospital in Kabankalan City, while the suspect was at large, the police added.
Meanwhile, a drug suspect identified by the police as
Gerald Sermonia was arrested during a buy-bust operation in Brgy.
Aguisan, Himamaylan City, yesterday.
The apprehension of Sermonia, 26, yielded P10,000 worth
of suspected shabu, P500 in marked money and P150 in cash believed to
be proceeds from the sale of illegal drugs, police said.*
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