ORMOC CITY-The local police in Catbalogan City filed charges of parricide and violence against women against a man for stabbing his wife.

Based on the report of the Catbalogan City police, Noel Montas,57, stabbed his wife, Lilibeth, 36, in the aftermath of their heated argument at about 5:30 pm on Tuesday (Oct. 10) in Purok 4, Barangay 13, Catbalogan City.

The police said that the couple was having an argument inside their house with the woman running out of the house where she was stabbed by her husband using a kitchen knife.
The husband also tried to stab himself but was subdued by their son.

The couple was immediately brought to Samar Provincial Hospital for medical treatment.
The police filed cases of frustrated of parricide and violence against women against the suspect before the City Prosecutor’s Office.(ROBERT DEJON)