CEBU CITY, Philippines – He allegedly planned the crime for over a week, and on the evening of Saturday November 20, he carried out the plan and killed his colleague in the company’s service vehicle.
Julito Resquillo, 38, from Barangay Tulay, Minglanilla city in southern Cebu, surrendered to the Barangay captain after telling his colleague Ronald Pratilla, 38, from Barangay Cadulawan, Minglanilla city on 20 Staff Sergeant Wilfredo Pada, officer of the Minglanilla Police Station.
Resquillo, a construction worker, told police he had had a work-related grudge against Pratilla, a construction worker colleague, for some time, and that the former had allegedly been plotting how to kill the latter since last week.
Police Sergeant Pada said that night the service vehicle with Pratilla and another worker in it was waiting for Resquillo, who got out in front of their house to transfer his salary to his wife.
Pada said he wasn’t sure why the service vehicle was waiting for Resquillo, who returned and got into the back of the vehicle where he and the victim were sitting.
He said that Resquillo pulled a kitchen knife at the time and stabbed Pratilla several times in the chest, thighs, arms and head.
Rsequillo then got out of the vehicle and surrendered to the captain of Tulay Barangay.
His colleagues in the service vehicle took the victim to Minglanilla District Hospital, but the attending doctor pronounced him dead on arrival.
Resquillo was transferred to Minglanilla Police Station, where he was held pending charges.
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