POLICE FILES: Truck hits pole

A DUMPTRUCK loaded with subsoil for landfill crashed on an electric pole along Magsaysay Street in Calinan District at 10 a.m. yesterday.

According to the initial investigation, Jonathan Michael B. Balico was traveling to Barangay Biao when he lost control of the steering wheel after the brakes malfunctioned.

The driver sustained minor injuries and a 65-year-old pedestrian was also injured in the incident. Gennieveve Bersonda/UM Intern


Stabbing incident


A STABBING incident occurred at around 5:35 p.m. in Dumoy, Toril after the suspect engaged in a heated argument with his friend.

The suspect was identified as Romel O. Escoba, 39, a native of Sibagat Agusan del Sur and a resident of IWHA subdivision, Dumoy. He was having a drink with the victim, Gilbert Tapia, 53, carpenter and resident of Saint Jude, Dumoy.

The two reportedly argued and Escoba reportedly stabbed Tapia before making his escape. The victim was brought to Malta hospital and is now in the intensive care unit.

A manhunt was launched against Escoba. Mary Grace S. Limbre/UM Intern


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