Frontliner barangay captain stabbed by godson because of jealousy

Frontliner barangay captain stabbed by godson because of jealousy

- A barangay captain died after his godson stabbed him right at the barangay hall

- The 57-year-old victim was one of the godfathers of the suspect in the latter's wedding

- News reports that he was stabbed for refusing to give social amelioration cards and quarantine pass was refuted by his daughter

- The whole stabbing incident was caught by a CCTV camera and the video circulated on social media

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The stabbing of Larry Rosales, a 57-year-old barangay captain in San Pablo, Laguna was caught on CCTV. He was stabbed by Pablito Hernandez, his godson.

KAMI learned that as per the investigation of police officers, jealousy was the motive behind the stabbing incident, which took the life of the barangay captain.

There were reports that circulated that the barangay captain was stabbed because he refused to give a quarantine pass and a social amelioration card.

This, however, was refuted by the daughter of the victim through a fiery post:

As per GMA-7's report, the suspect even did the traditional "mano" on the victim outside the barangay hall since the latter was his godfather or ninong.

When the victim went inside the hall, the suspect came after him and started stabbing him.

Those who responded and tried to help the barangay captain were also chased by the suspect.

Here's the video report of GMA:

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In a previous report by KAMI, the government faced problems when they imposed the initial community quarantine, which was elevated into the now ongoing enhanced community quarantine. It also suspended transportation causing massive problems with commuters.

The coronavirus outbreak started out in Wuhan, Hubei Province of China. Scientists believed that the virus came from an animal at one of Wuhan's wet markets. At present, the Philippines is under a state of calamity while the entire Luzon is under an enhanced community quarantine.

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