The Mobo hostage drama was jittery as it has finished in a blood-spattered ending.
Dárlán Páléncìá Bárcélón
Legazpi City, [03.03.19] – A four hours hostage crisis in Barangay Poblacion 2, Mobo town this morning was finally concluded in a tragic end after the hostage taker and his three years old victim died during the crisis a report reaching Camp BGeneral Simeon A. Ola said.
Police Chief Inspector Maria Luisa C. Clubaquib, PRO 5 Spokesperson confirmed the hostage-taking has transpired at 3:30 o’ clock in the morning, today in Barangay Poblacion 2, Mobo, Masbate.
The victims Rovelyn Uy y Bolon, 28 years old, married, teacher and Christ Jerome Uy y Bolon, 3 years old of Barangay Poblacion 2 were held captive by the suspect Magdaleno Bustamante y Bolon, the report said.
The 28 years old Rovelyn was unharmed but Jerome who was stabbed by the suspect died while being treated at Masbate Provincial Hospital.
The knife-wielding suspect who barged inside the room of the victims and has declared to kill them.
The joint elements of Mobo Municipal Police Station and SWAT Team of 1st Provincial Mobile Force Company who responded to the scene had cordoned the area, however, in the course of negotiation, the suspect suddenly stabbed the minor victim prompting the SWAT team to assault the suspect causing his instantaneous death.
The suspect’s motive was not yet reported as of posting time.