Man mauled and stabbed after attending a ‘disco’ event in Tubigon

By Bohol Island News Staff | 12:16 AM September 25, 2019

A 22-year-old man suffered several injuries after he was mauled and stabbed by unidentified men in Tubigon town.

The victim was identified as Dave John Stephen Paguinis, 22, a resident of Buenos Aires in the said town.

In an initial investigation conducted by Tubigon Police, the incident happened at 9 p.m. on Monday while Paguinis, who came from a disco, went to a sari-sari store to buy a cigarette.

According to his account, there were three men who approached him that time when he was about to lit the cigarette he bought.

One man suddenly hit him on the face while the other one also attacked him. The third man stabbed him with the use of an ice pick. He sustained a stab wound on his stomach.

Paguinis was first brought to a private hospital but was later transferred to Gov. Celestino Gallares Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Police are still trying to establish the motive of the attack and to also identify the culprits.

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