Man hacks to death wife, son in Basilan
Roel Pareño (The Philippine Star) - January 22, 2020 - 12:00am

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — A man said to be suffering from depression allegedly killed his wife and son and wounded his two other children in a hacking incident in Tipo-Tipo, Basilan on Monday, police said. 

Saliha Malik and her son Adam were declared dead on arrival in a hospital.

Police said the children were preparing to go to school at about 5 a.m. when the suspect, Jailul Hakanun Malik, armed with an ax, hacked his wife and son for no apparent reason. 

Malik also allegedly used a knife to stab his two other children. He was arrested by responding police officers.  

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