Manila policeman slain while smoking
A MANILA policeman died after he was stabbed
Sunday night by a man from his neighborhood while he was smoking in front of his
house in Gagalangin, Tondo, Manila.
Police Officer 3 Roberto Martin, 39,
detailed with the Western Police District (WPD)-Detention Jail Section, died
while being treated at the Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center from stab wounds
in the left upper chest and stomach.
The suspect, identified only as “Oneng,”
described to be in his late 30s, jobless and a resident of 2903 Benita Street,
Gagalangin, Tondo, fled after the incident.
Senior Police Officer 2 William Gondranios
said Martin was smoking outside his house at 2920 Clemente corner Hermosa
streets in Gagalangin, when the suspect appeared and without provocation stabbed
him at about 10:30 p.m.
The wounded policeman managed to rush himself to the Ospital ng Tondo for treatment. He was soon transferred to the JRMMC where he died.
Mer Layson, Correspondent
Bron : Manila Times Internet Edition
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