Balut vendor in hot water


A 56-year-old balut vendor was arrested after stabbing his co-vendor in Mandaluyong City early Thursday morning.

The suspect was identified as Gregorio Albutra, a resident of Barangay Addition Hills, Mandaluyong City while the victim was identified as Rustom Telig, 51, a resident of Pasig City.

The stabbing incident occured along Shaw Blvd. corner Harvard Street near Star Mall, Barangay Wack-Wack, Mandaluyong City.

Investigation revealed that prior to the incident, victim and suspect had an altercation regarding the trash in the area where they sell their respective assorted goods.

Following the argument, the suspect allegedly went home and drank a bottle of beer. After an hour, he went back to the said area with a kitchen knife and stabbed the victim.

A case of frustrated murder will be filed against the suspect before the Mandaluyong City Prosecutor’s Office.

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