Man takes wife hostage in Manila


Posted at Feb 24 2013 11:54 AM | Updated as of Feb 24 2013 07:55 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A woman was held hostage by her own husband in Quiricada Street in Jose Abad Santos, Manila.

Initial reports said the hostage-taking occurred before dawn on Sunday but it was only this morning when the incident was reported to the police.

Using a broken piece of glass and a knife, the man hostaged his wife for still unknown reasons.

The incident was only peacefully resolved when cops from the Manila Police District and agents of the Special Weapons and Tactics arrived.

The victim only sustained minor bruises from the hostage-taking.

The suspect is currently under police custody. – from a report by Dennis Daty, dzMM