THE police arrested on Wednesday a drunken man for allegedly hacking and injuring three of his step granddaughters while they were sleeping inside their house in Tinambac town, Camarines Sur. The suspect was identified as Jose Frugoso, 49, live-in partner of the grandmother of the three victims aged 7 to 9 years. The reports indicated that the children were rushed to the Tinam-bac Infirmary Hospital and later transferred to the Bicol Medical Center for treatment. It was not immediately known why the man hacked the sleeping children but he reportedly tried to escape shortly after the incident. Responding policemen were able to collar the suspect in a follow-up operation and charged for the offenses.