A LABORER was wounded in Tondo, Manila, after being stabbed by his friend whom he owed a measly P50 and whom he failed to pay as promised.
Ricky Ferrer, 31, a construction worker, of Building 15, Aroma Compound, Tondo, Manila, is now recuperating in a hospital while the suspect, identified as Al Ong, of Aroma Compound, Tondo, escaped.
A report from the Manila Police District (MPD)-Station 1 said that the incident took place at around ng 12:20 p.m. in front of Building 15, Aroma Compound in Tondo.
It was learned that the victim previously borrowed P50 from his neighbor, a certain ‘Dodong,’ but that he failed to pay him on the agreed date.
Ong, said to be a close friend of ‘Dodong,’ confronted the victim. An argument ensued until the victim was stabbed by Ong.
Though wounded, the victim was able to go to the nearest hospital and seek medical attention.
A follow-up operation was conducted to have the suspect arrested.