Monday, October 31, 2011

Police says 2 suspects in Revilla slay arrested

MANILA (Mindanao Examiner / Oct. 31, 2011) – Police said it arrested two alleged suspects in the murder of Filipino heart rob Ram Revilla, three days after he and his girlfriend were attacked inside the actor’s two-storey house in Parañaque City.

Police said the two men were hired killers and that authorities are tracking down three more suspects, but officials would not give details of the operation or anything about the assailants.

Two masked gunmen barged into the house of Revilla, 22, late Friday and shot him and 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. (Mindanao Examiner)

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