Man refuses to drink with neighbor, killed

A man was stabbed and killed after he refused to drink with his neighbor in Pasig  City early Sunday morning.

Eastern Police District (EPD) director PBrig. General Christopher Tambungan said Dionisio Reyes, 55, vendor, of Bgy.Bambang Pasig died from multiple stab wounds in the body.

He was killed after he was stabbed by the suspect one Gerardo Castillo, 48, when he refused to drink with him.

Investigation disclosed the suspect had a drinking session with some neighbors along Pio Alvarez St., Bgy. Bambang, Pasig City at around 1: 30 am.

Witnesses Axl Wilfredo Geraldo and Marlon Cabral  told police the victim arrived to buy cigarette at the nearby store.

At this juncture, the suspect offered the victim to drink with him which the victim refused and then walked away to go home.

The suspect got irked and followed the victim then stabbed him repeatedly.

Police said the suspect tried to escape but he was nabbed by responding policemen.

According to the suspect he felt insulted after the victim turned down his offer to drink with him.