The 7-year-old girl attacked by an alleged drug dependent man is now in stable condition in a hospital is Zamboanga del Sur.
Citing police information, Unang Balita reported Wednesday that the victim’s hack wounds have been treated and the operation on the child has been successful.
Police investigators said the hacking incident happened in Molave town, and that the victim sustained hack wounds in the head, face, and arm.
An initial investigation showed that the attacker, Jose Carreon, believed to be a drug addict, mistook the child for police operative who, he claimed, came to arrest him.
Also, the report said that the suspect chased one of the responding policemen, brandishing the bolo he used earlier on the child.
Police shot the suspect who died later. — LBG, GMA News