Three people were injured and a woman succumbs from a knife stabbing in a hostage-taking at a mall in SM Dasmariñas Cavite.

An earlier report said that a utility worker has taken hostage a janitress who is also an employee of the said mall on Sunday afternoon, October 9.

According to Dasmarinas Police Chief Superintendent Rodolfo Hernandez, the hostage-taker was armed with a knife.

Base on initial report love triangle was the reason for the hostage-taking, taking place inside the mall’s comfort room.

The hostage taking has lead to a lockdown of the shopping center and mall customers were ordered to go to safer place while all the stall owner was advised to closed temporarily by mall management.

Meanwhile, former Cavite governor Jonvic Remulla arrived at hostage site. He said ” 11 ang in-hostage ng suspek – 9 dito nakatakas, 3 nalang naiwan.”

Watch this video of an ongoing hostage incident. Mall customers rushing out to go to safer places.


Also, watch the video of former governor Jonvic Remulla at the hostage site. Video credit to Kirby Cristobal