Famous basketball players Jeron Teng, Norbert Torres and Thomas Torres got stabbed during a brawl outside a nightclub in Bonifacio Global City (BGC) on Sunday morning.
According to the police report, the three basketball superstars were walking near a nightclub in BGC when the group of suspects approached the group of Teng and mocked the athletes.
The group of Teng and the suspects engaged in a heated argument that ended in a stabbing incident.
The victims were quickly rushed to Saint Luke’s Medical Hospital to treat their wounds.
NCRPO General Eleazar talking to the relatives of the victim. Photo: Buzzketball
Teng received three stabs on the back, while the two others were said to have been stabbed in the arm.
Thomas Torres and Teng are still at St. Luke’s Medical Center for recovery.
“It was a deep cut, sa likod pa. Sa side din. He was very lucky, pwedeng matamaan yung vital organs pero buti wala.” Jeron’s brother Jeric Teng said.
Jeric also defended his brother from the speculations that the suspects only used ‘self-defense’ against the victims.
“Lahat sila e, sila Norbert Torres, sila Thomas Torres, lahat sila may mga deep cuts, so how can you say na it’s self defense kung ang lahat ng tama sa kanila,” he said.
“Pagpunta ko nga sa ospital, talagang shocked na shocked ako kasi akala ko sa mga movies lang yun e, kita ko andaming dugo.” he added.
He believes that his brother would also not be the first to engage in a brawl because.
“Kapatid ko, matagal ko nang kakilala yan, ni isang track record [wala].” he said.
Authorities were quickly identified the suspects by the help of a CCTV footage, they’re Edmar Manalo, 40; Joseph Varona, 33, and Willard Basili, 36.
The suspects are now being detained at Taguig Police Station and the basketball stars were already filed charges against them.
Police report on the stabbing incident photo: philnews
NCRPO General Eleazar also personally talked to the relatives of the victim to know more about the incident.
According to him, the frustrated homicide and serious physical injuries would be filed against the suspects.
Meanwhile, prayers rained on social media for the fast recovery of the victims.