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Man stabbed by elder brod

  • Written by Itchie G. Cabayan
  • Published in Metro
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A 22-year-old employee landed in a hospital after he was stabbed by his elder brother following an argument in Tondo, Manila yesterday.

Victim Ronnel Fernandez, of 248 Gate 20, Parola Compound, Tondo, sustained a stab wound in the hand. His brother Rommel, 25,  escaped after the incident and is now in hiding.
   
Investigation by PO2 Wendham dela Cruz of the Manila Police District-Station 2 showed that the incident took place at around 7 a.m. inside the home being shared by the victim and the suspect.
   
Police said the two had a heated argument over their niece for still unclear reasons.
   
After the verbal exchange, the suspect reportedly went to his room and then got out already armed with a knife. He then stabbed his brother in the hand and then fled.