Escalante official struck with bottle

A councilor of Escalante City was reportedly struck with an empty bottle after he allegedly slammed the mouth of an unidentified person while singing inside a karaoke bar in the city Tuesday night.

Police Chief Inspector Rolly Pondevilla, Escalante City OIC police chief identified the suspect as Sangguniang Panlungsod Carmelito “Mitoy” Torres.

He sustained head injuries as a result of the incident and went to police station to report.

However, he is no longer interested in filing charges against the suspect.

Torres is the same city official who was drunk when he went out from the cockpit and gassed up with no money. He allegedly told the gasoline crew he will later pay but went out of the gasoline station.

He was also reported by gasoline personnel to police authorities.*


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