By Glazyl Masculino
BACOLOD CITY – A man died while his elder brother was wounded after they were stabbed inside a nipa hut at Barangay Cartagena, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental on Thursday.
Killed was Joemar Salibio, 35, of Barangay Bulata, Cauayan town, while his 38-year-old brother Joemart was wounded.
Lt. Col. Necerato Sabando Jr., city police chief, said Joemar was sleeping while Joemart was having a dinner when suspect identifed as 47-year-old Nilo Galanido arrived and attacked them with a knife.
Galanido then allegedly stabbed both victims, hitting Joemar in the left thigh, and Joemart in the right arm.
Galanido fled but he was later arrested in Cauayan town.
Both victims were rushed to a hospital, where Joemar was declared dead.
Sabando said they were eyeing a grudge as a motive in the attack.
He said Galanido will be facing murder and attempted homicide charges.