Sunday, July 6, 2014
2 More Suspects on Mayor Balolong Slaying Charged
Lingayen, Pangasinan- Continuous efforts of the SITG Balolong resulted to the filing of three counts of Murder and Frustrated Murder against two more suspects in the June 7, 2014 shooting to death of Urbiztondo Mayor Ernesto Balolong and two others at Urbiztondo, Pangasinan.
With the diligent efforts made by the SITG Balolong, Sworn Statements were obtained from Greg Orense y Reamico, owner of the rent-a-car business, Marissa Abuan y Bajas, owner of the rented apartment, Richard Yangao y Cinco, driver of the Toyota Innova and Donny N. Ravago, owner of the Toyota Innova. Likewise, per our request for verification before the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Regional Consular Office, San Fernando City, La Union, the name Ramil Santos y Tiongson yielded negative. However, the Philippine Passport No. EB0807508 which was purportedly issued to Mr. Ramil T. Santos, was issued to Ms. Jesah Abelido Gelantaga-an on August 20, 2010 in DFA Manila.
Hence, at about 2:40 in the afternoon, July 2, 2014, a case of Three(3) counts of Murder and Frustrated Murder, was referred to the Office of the Provincial Prosecutor, San Carlos City, Pangasinan against Ramil Santos y Tiongson and Eduardo Nicolas alias “Gay”, both residents of No. 0081 (B) Escanilla St., Concepcion, Malabon City docketed under NPS No. I-01C-INV-14G-00170.
Meanwhile, separate case for Frustrated Murder was also referred in the same Prosecutor’s Office against the arrested suspects: Eduardo De Guzman y Soriano alias “Gading”, Marito Sarmiento y Perez alias “Mar” and one(1) John Doe, wherein the victims were Jose Vigilla y Aviles, 18 years old, single, resident of Brgy. Sawat; Jimboy Palisoc y Palisoc, 19 yrs old, single, resident of Brgy. Galarin; and Rogelio Esguerra y Bandong, married and a resident of Sitio Calipatan, Brgy. Dalanguiring, all in Urbiztondo, Pangasinan docketed under NPS No. I-01C-INV-14G-00169. (PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE)