3 ‘thieves’ stab woman to death

first_imgILOILO City – Three suspected thieves allegedlystabbed to death a 64-year-old woman in Barangay Pandac, Pavia, Iloilo. Police investigations however showed Napawitwas seen together with the two other suspects and he was armed with a knife. “The incident was witnessed by herhusband and he identified the suspects who killed his wife,” said Tabaloc. The victim and her husband Bonifacio,66, went to their farm to graze their cow and to get a banana bunch. He admitted that before the incidenthappened, they were having a drinking session and later he went home aheadleaving Wales and  Ordanza. “Walana ako kabalo kun ano ila ginpanghimo pagakatapos kami nag inom kay nag pauli na ako, wala ko yakapatay sa tigulang ah,” said Napawit. The Pavia police immediately launched a“hot pursuit” operation after the incident that led to the arrest of the suspectsin their respective houses. When the couple arrived to their farm,they saw the three suspects – Victor Napawit, 39; Edaurdo Wales, 50; andJoebert Ordanza, 41 – stealing their banana. The victim chased the three suspects,but she was mauled and stabbed multiple times. Municipal police station chief MajorJojo Tabaloc, said the incident happened around 1:50 p.m. on March 25. On the other hand, Napawit denied hisinvolvement in the incident saying that he was already in their house. Killed was Crispina Gerbasa, a residentof the village, police said. Tabaloc said a murder case will be filedagainst the suspects who are now detained in the lockup cell of the Paviapolice station./PNlast_img

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