The suspect who caused a street vendor to hospitalize is now in the custody of the Manila Police District (MPD) and already presented to Mayor Isko Moreno.
Alexander Ogdamina, the suspect, was presented to Moreno and also to the family of the victim Samsom Bautista.
It can be seen that Moreno was visibly irked when he talked to the suspect.
“Ipalo ko sayo to eh, batugan, naghahanap buhay yung tao eh,” Moreno who’s holding a solid object told Ogdamina.
In the Closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage, it showed Bautista parking his food cart at the Baseco Compound when Ogdamina approached the victim.
The suspect tried to grab the bag of Bautista, however, the latter resisted which prompted Ogdamina to use force.
Bautista is now currently in the ICU of Gat Andres Bonifacio Medical Center.
When the media asked Ogdamina about his message to the public, he said that they should just give their money if they encountered people like him.
“Baka kasi akala nila, nagbibiro kami e. Kapag sinabi namin, ginagawa talaga namin. Kaunting halaga lang naman yan kung tutuusin e. Di na kailangan mawalan pa ng buhay.” Ogdamina said.
Ogdamina also admitted that he already used all the money he got from Bautista. He also revealed that he’s a shabu user.
He also apologized to the Bautista family, saying that he doesn’t really want to hurt his victims.
Meanwhile, Mayor Moreno urged the family of the victim to pursue filing charges against Ogdamina and avoid settling it.
He also thanked MPD for a job well done in searching for Ogdamina’s whereabouts.
The Manila City Government is also willing to shoulder the hospitalization of Bautista.
“Ang tao hindi mo mapipigilan na mag isip ng masama sa kapwa niya, pero kapag ginawa ninyo yun sa Maynila ay papanagutin namin kayo,” said Moreno.