Former child actor Jiro Manio was arrested by Marikina authorities Friday night.
According to a report on “Dobol B sa News TV,” Saturday morning, Manio, 27, was nabbed for an alleged crime of frustrated homicide.
Initial police investigation showed a man identified as Zeus Doctolero walking when Manio came from the opposite direction and attacked the former.
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When a fight ensued, Manio is allegedly took a knife and stabbed the victim three times.
The former actor, on his part, claimed that the victim first hit him with a helmet.
Manio, who won acting awards for his role in the movie “Magnifico,” was seen roaming around Ninoy Aquino International Airport in 2015.
His onscreen mother, Ai Ai delas Alas had him undergo rehabilitation at a wellness facility.