A 25-year-old Muslim was stabbed dead by a compatriot allegedly an old grudge in San Andres Bukid, Manila.
PO2 Rey Rabut of the Manila Police District-Station 6 identified the victim as Sadam Batao, vendor, of 2441 Onyx St., San Andres Bukid, Maynila. He died from several stab wounds in the body.
Police said the stabbing took place at around 2 a.m. at the 2nd floor of the victim’s home.
Suspect Husman Alonto, 23, escaped.
The victim’s wife Norayma, 23, told police that the victim was home when the suspect arrived and confronted him.
It was learned that the suspect lived in the same apartment building.
In the middle of the argument, the suspect reportedly took a knife and then stabbed the victim repeatedly.
The victim was rushed to the hospital while the suspect escaped.