Bugasong, Antique (03/22/2012) - Two unconscious children were brought to the Bugasong Medicare Community Hospital at around 10 o'clock this morning allegedly hit by a "dos por dos" (2"x2" lumber) by a certain Joemon Fernando y Piano, (picture) 30 years old, a resident of Barangay San Agustin, Valderrama, Antique and now residing at Sitio Barangay 65, Barangay Ilauod, Bugasong, Antique.

The two children "Maria" (not her real name) , 10 years old and "Nena" (also not her real name), 2 years old who suffered major head injuries were forwarded to Angel Salazar Memorial General Hospital, San Jose, Antique for medication and further treatment.

Mary Ann Esteban Francisco, 22 years old, mother of "Nena" and elder sister of "Maria" reported the incident to the Bugasong Police Station and Police Chief Inspector Alfredo N. Sumaray, Jr., dispatched a team and conducted a hot pursuit operation immediately and caught the assailant at Barangay Sabang West, this Municipality.

Mother of "Nena" said that the two children are to be forwarded to Iloilo City as per advice from Dr. Ric Noel Naciongayo, Chief of Hospital of Angel Salazar Memorial General Hospital, San Jose, Antique.