PUERTO PRINCESA CITY—Two farmers had been killed and one other was wounded when a land dispute escalated into violence within the city of Taytay, Palawan province early on Monday (April 26).
The bloodshed passed off on the village of Poblacion round 7 a.m. and was rooted in a land dispute between two households, in line with Capt. Regie Eslava, Taytay police chief.
In accordance with Eslava, killed had been Estanislao Gadiano, 60, and Placido Gadiano, 64 whereas wounded was Nelson Gadiano, 57, who had been dropped at a hospital in Puerto Princesa.
The three are brothers.
“Their land dispute has been occurring for some time now. Early this morning, whereas the victims had been plowing and clearing the sector, the 2 suspects immediately got here and hacked them,” mentioned Eslava.
The suspects—Jose Española, 63, and his son Jhuben Española, 30—fled the crime scene however later surrendered to Taytay city Mayor Christian Rodriguez, who turned them over to police. They allegedly hacked their brothers.
Police have but to conclude the investigation as they put together to file homicide expenses in opposition to the suspects, who’re in jail pending inquest.
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