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Aparri trike driver jailed, tried to kill fellow driver

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Philippines- A tricycle driver tried to kill his fellow driver in Aparri, Cagayan on Tuesday, December 05.

Vergel Marcos, 27, from Barangay Maura, the said town, allegedly attacked and stabbed 34-year old Mario Banastas while walking with his common-law wife Jessica Estrada along an alley in the said barangay.

Aparri police said, prior to the stabbing, Marcos attacked the victims until they fell down. The suspect then drew a knife tucked on his waist, then tried to stab Banastas who evaded.

Banastas’ wife and other bystanders were able to pacify the suspect, police stated.

After being reported to the station, Aparri police found and arrested Marcos in his house. He was put in jail under the reglamentary period of detention.

A case attempted homicide was filed against Marcos later that day. He is committed at Aparri police station, opting not to avail his right to a preliminary investigation. Northernforum.net

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