Sunday, October 30, 2011

No leads yet on murder of son of influential Filipino politician

An undated photo of Ram Revilla and his father, Ramon Revilla, Sr. in his Facebook page.

MANILA (Mindanao Examiner / Oct. 30, 2011) – Police said it investigating the killing of a son of popular movie action star and former senator who was murdered inside his two-storey house in Parañaque City.

Police said gunmen barged into the house of Ram Revilla, 22, late Friday and shot him and his girlfriend Janelle Manahan. The young Revilla is the son on former politician Ramon Revilla, Sr. and Genelyn Magsaysay. He also starred in several movies.

Revilla, whose elder brother Ramon Revilla, Jr. is also a Filipino senator, was active in humanitarian mission in his hometown in Cavite.

The motive of the attacks was still unknown, but police said it could be a crime of passion. Revilla’s family offered P500,000 for any information that could lead to the arrest of the killers.

Police said two gunmen wearing Halloween masks entered the house and attacked the duo with guns and knives. (Mindanao Examiner)

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