A 42-year-old man died after he was allegedly struck with a shovel by his neighbor for repeatedly forcing him to continue drinking in Dauis town.
Condrado Ciruela, 36, is now under police custody and facing a homicide charge.
According to Dauis police chief, Yolando Bagotchay, the victim who was identified as Luisito Dolauta and Ciruela figured in heated argument during a drinking session at the residence of the latter’s brother in Barangay Catarman on Tuesday night.
Dolauta allegedly forced Circuela, who was about to go home to sleep, to continue drinking leading to the fight between the two.
“Kadtong biktima namugos gyud kuno og magtiwas pa og inom hantod na nagkakalalis sila unya hantod gihapak siya og pala,” said Bagotchay.
Dolauta was still rushed to a hospital in Tagbilaran City but was declared dead on arrival.
Meanwhile, Ciruela was arrested by responding police. (A. Doydora)