Roxas orders manhunt for Roxas City man in heinous rape


Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II. FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas II directed the Roxas City police in Capiz province Friday to hunt down a tricycle driver who was allegedly involved in the sexual and physical assault of a 19-year-old student who suffered 21 stab wounds.

In a separate interview, Senior Police Officer 1 Rosario Aller Olaveja of Roxas City police’s Women and Children Protection Division, identified the alleged missing suspect as Jacklin Elauria, 22, who was said to have raped and stabbed the victim (name withheld), along with another arrested suspect Jessie de la Cruz, 30.

Olaveja said the incident occurred in a hilly portion of Barangay (village) Dinginan in Roxas City around 12 midnight last Wednesday when the victim, who was on her way home from a wake, rode Elauria’s tricycle. De la Cruz was said to have been seated at the back.

The suspects allegedly declared a heist, took the victim’s valuables, and then dragged the teenager to a secluded spot where they allegedly took turns in raping the victim before stabbing her with the use of a screw driver.

“After siyang saksakin, nagpatay patayan s’ya kaya akala siguro nila na patay na talaga kasi marami nang saksak . . . hindi nila alam na hindi pala fatal yung iba,” Olaveja said.

She said the victim managed to stand up and walk some 500 meters toward the highway where she attended the wake.

“Bumalik s’ya kung saan s’ya nag vigil at don s’ya humingi ng tulong,” Olaveja added.

Olaveja said De la Cruz was arrested in a follow-up operation, while a hot pursuit operation continues for the arrest of Elauria.

She said authorities proceeded to Elauria’s residence a day after the incident, but only found the suspect’s father who claimed that his son had not returned home with the tricycle after the incident.

“Condemnation is a word that falls short to describe this crime, especially because it happened during the Christmas season. I have instructed the Capiz Provincial Police Office to set aside festivities for now and devote all the personnel they can to arrest the suspect,” Roxas said.

Apart from ordering a full manhunt on the suspects, the DILG chief also directed the Roxas City Police chief and the Capiz Police Provincial director to implement measures to prevent any more case of sexual assault in the province.

He ordered them to deploy more police officers in the barangays to ensure police visibility. Roxas also instructed authorities to conduct a crackdown against colorum tricycle drivers to prevent a similar modus used in attacking female passengers.

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  • Lumad01

    grabe talaga daming saksak ang babae,pero maawa naman kayo,grabe ang nagbbalita nito.biro she walk 500 kilometer iyon,aba parang cagayan de oro  to davao ang nilakad niya.kawawa naman buti lang nakilala ang suspect.ang lupit na balita ito……

  • $16638896

    if that 500 kilometer walk is true, i think dun sya matitigok, hindi sa saksak. manila to loag is around 400 kilometers na tapos may saksak ka pa…wow! paki edit naman ung mga artcles nyo next time.

    • Olibo

      It must be typing error. It’s either 50 or 500 meters walk, to be realistic.

      • Roberto

         tama! halos kalahating kilometro lang pag 500 meters.

    • Melchor Sonza

       hahaha!!mamumuti bigote ni edgar edgar sa kakalakad,,papunta pa man din sa lamay!!!the walking stupid genious,,

  • anacleto_JOE

    500 kilometer walk with 21 stab wounds –> amazing girl! she can easily qualify for the ironman triathlon. did the writer check the facts?

    • $25214711

      baka typo. meters lang siguro. PDI talaga nung isang araw lalaki yung subject “she” ang tawag nila/

      • Roberto

         Dapat i-fire ang editor.

    • chingnarciso

      where in the news you read about kilometers? I read 3 times just to make sure that I am not mistaken, but its written in simple words 500 meters that she walked.

      • $25214711

        I knew! I’m pretty sure kilometer talaga nakasulat now meters nalang. What happen?

      • Melchor Sonza

         why bothered about km,or m,,,4get it guyz,,,inuubos nyo oras nyo sa sukatan,,,gugutomin kau nyan,,,relax,,,merry x’mas

  • Pola

    Reporter: Be responsible with your report. It should have been 500 meters – not kilometers.  Ano yan DEATH MARCH?

    • chingnarciso

      The reporter is right on his report, you are the one who could not read the words the news friend!!

    • Melchor Sonza

       march of zombies,,

  • Luthmar

    500kms!  That was a looooooooooot of walking.  I walk for half a km and I’m half dead; no stab wounds.

    • chingnarciso

      ang pagkabasa ko sa news ay 500 meters, hindi 500 kilometers, ulitin na basahin ang news ulit my friend..

      • $25214711

        Tutoo bro. kanina kilometers ang nakasulat dyan kaya rin ako nag comment. Don’t know what happen.

  • Rosauro

    Forget the 500km issue. Nagpapapogi si Roxas upang maging presidente siya sa 2016. Ahayyyy!

    • c

       gumawa ng positive action si roxas, nagpapapogi. pag di umaksyon, pabaya sa trabaho. umayos ka naman rosauro. di nakakatulong sa pinas ang ugaling kagaya mo.

    • markotres

      stupid comment from you rosauro.Kapag ginawa ang tungkulin at tama ang hakbang ,nagpapapogi??gaano kakitid ang utak mo gunggong…

      • Rosauro

        Kaya nga iniba gay yan si Roxas sa DILG upang mas matindi ang presensiya niya sa local govt units at mawalis niya ang tingin niya sagabal sa 2016.

    • Melchor Sonza

      dapat masaya ka,,dhil pinaglaban ni mar ang presyo ng galunggong na katulad mo…yaan mo pag ikaw ang na rape sana hayaan ka na lng sa kanal mabulok,,,wala kaung ibang sabihin kundi papogi,,palibhasa sinumpa cguro mukha nyo,,

  • Roberto

    21 stabs?! milagro ito! at lumakad ng 500 kilometers?!! Wow, superwoman! hindi na ako maniniwala sa 500 kilometers. Dapat bigyan ng habang buhay na kulong ang dalawang hayup, sana death penalty na lang.

    • chingnarciso

      read the news again,she said she managed to stand up and walk 500 meters,, not 500 kilometers..malabo na ata ang mata mo pare..

      • suroy_suroy

         hmm, some people don’t know the difference.

        It’s the same with the ‘kilogram’ – Try to buy something by saying you want 100 gms, they will be lost.

        Poor education nationwide.

  • speedstream2

    The Roxas City police should do the right thing. The full force of the law should be directed against the perps asap.

  • EdgarEdgar

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim.

    Mar Roxas is of course riding on this for the publicity.

    • markotres

      the first line of your comment is okey,but the second one is quite a stupidity.Mar Roxas is doing his duty.Kung sa pamilya mo kaya nangyari ang ganoon at walang otoridad na mag utos ng tulad ng ginawa ni Roxas ano namang komento mo??????

      • EdgarEdgar

        your first line was also quite okey. but your next few lines are quite a stupidity. mar can always do what he’s supposed to do without publicity. i guess you’re just sore that he’s not the veep. too bad people see through mar.

      • markotres

        bakit mo inililihis ang tema,I didn´t even vote for him during his candidacy.ang  punto dito ,kapag gumanap ng tumpak ang isang nag si serbisyo publiko sa kanyang tungkulin ,may ngumangakngak pa rin na tulad mo,,,papogi,for publicity ,anong klaseng tao kayo,pag hindi naman  umaksyon ,natutulog,,,batikos din ..dapat sa tulad ninyo ni rosauro ay tumira na ibang planeta..LOL

      • EdgarEdgar

        wrong. you’re still sore mar’s not the veep. live with it.

      • markotres

        and live with your pagiging walang kasiyahang tao.

  • ztefertilizerscam9

    To the police, huwag niyo ng paabutin sa presinto ang demonyo.

  • Lumad01

    merry christmas and happy new diyan moderator……….

  • randyaltarejos

    Not 500 kms. but 500 meters, my friends. Please read the news carefully!

    • Luthmar

      It was written km before, excuse me.

  • F alonso

    Maliban sa paghuli ng Halimaw na yan,pag tuunan mo rin ng pansin ang pagpapatupad sa paghuli ng mga Waiting operators.It took long years of Waiting to stop this illegal game that benefits Govt officials,Military,and policemen.
    Maniwala na akong wala nang corruption pag mapatigil mo yan,else baka kasali ka rin sa payroll.Prove me I’m wrong,act now.

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