ORMOC CITY-A farmer and his 4-year-old grandchild were slightly injured after the Sangguniang Kabataan chairman of their barangay mauled the former inside his house in Paranas, Samar on Monday (June 19) at about 6:30 pm.

Police identified the victims as Gerardo Gabejan, 58, married and his grandchild Mark Queen, 4, and the suspect as Benjie Gabane.

All are residents of Barangay Maylobe, Paranas.

Initial investigation conducted by the local police revealed that the victim was carrying his grandchild inside their house with his wife, a daughter-in-law, and other grandchildren when the suspect suddenly entered their house without their consent and with no apparent reason, Gabejan hitting his head.

According to the investigation, the victim tried to evade the attack, but unfortunately, the grandchild he was carrying accidentally hit the wall and sustained minor injury.
The suspect left the house after the incident.

No motive yet was established by the police over the incident.