Another intense basketball game Philippines ended in violence over the weekend when two men were allegedly shot by one of their opponents in Barangay (Village) Buenavista, Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur
The victims were identified as brothers Raymond and Richard Manlanat, the GMA News’ Saksi reported
The brothers had just won a two on two games against two carpenters —Haber “Bob” Sarapuddin, 33 years old, and Bayoyoy
Police investigations show that the four got into an argument after the game, GMA News reported. The sore losers eventually went home but allegedly returned with guns at around 6:05 p.m., SunStar wrote.
It was Sarapuddin who allegedly shot the brothers with a
As strange as it is, basketball-related violence is fairly common in the basketball-mad country
Back in January this year, a game in Tagbina, Surigao del Sur, also ended in a violent stabbing that killed one person.
A man in Zamboanga City was also stabbed and killed by his cousin in June, last year, after getting into a heated argument about the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors finals game. (Source: Coconuts Manila)