Police arrest man for stabbing woman in the back

Guam Police Department (PNC File photo)

The Guam Police Department has arrested a man for stabbing a woman in the back.

On Thursday, March 18, 2021, at around 11:30 pm, officers assigned to the Tumon-Tamuning Precinct Command entertained an aggravated assault complaint at RK Hemlani Apartments in Harmon.

According to GPD spokesman Sgt. Paul Tapao, preliminary reports suggest that an argument ensued between a female and the suspect, later identified as 33-year-old Jeigor 1 Rachulap.

Through the course of the argument, Jeigor Rachulap used a knife and stabbed the victim on the upper back area.

Jeigor Rachulap was later located by police and was later arrested for the following offenses:

-Aggravated Assault and
-Family Violence

He was subsequently booked and confined at the Department of Corrections.

The female victim was later transported to Guam Memorial Hospital for treatment and care.

This case has been forwarded to the Office of the Attorney General for prosecution.