Man arrested for killing Jollibee delivery man

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MANILA, Philippines — A man has been arrested for the killing of a fast-food restaurant delivery rider following a traffic altercation early Sunday.

Elbert Budlat, 22, resident of Malate, Manila and employed at the Jollibee Philippine General Hospital-Taft branch, died at the PGH hours after three men went after Budlat inside the store in Manila and shot him in the left eye, police said.

Manila police have arrested a suspect identified as Jason Ignacio, 28, for the killing.

The victim had just gone out of the store to make a delivery on Sunday around 3 a.m. when three men riding on one motorcycle cut him in a counterflow, which resulted in an argument.

Budlat went back to the store but he was followed by the men later identified as Ignacio, Raymond Yap and Rolando Elizalde, according to investigation conducted by Senior Police Officer 1 Rommel del Rosario and Police Officer 3 Christian Caparas of the Manila Police District homicide section.

In a statement to the police, Efren Bales, the store’s security guard, said he heard a commotion on the ground floor while he was patrolling the second floor.

He went down to pacify the group, but Ignacio snatched his .38 cal. service pistol and said, “Huwag kayong makikialam dito (Don’t intervene here).”

Yap took the gun and slapped the store’s shift manager while swearing and demanding that they bring out the rider.

When Budlat came out, Elizalde grabbed and punched him while also shouting expletives.

At that point, Yap fired the gun and hit Budlat in the left eye. The three immediately fled using their motorcycle with Plate No. 1807-XZ.

Budlat was rushed to the nearby PGH but he died at 7:25 a.m.

A follow-up operation by the MPD Station 5 led to the arrest of Ignacio while the two suspects remained at large as of Sunday afternoon.

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  • wawa2172

    Wow ang lakas nang tama nang mga rider na ito. Pati delivery boy pinatulan and binaril pa. Well, kawawang delivery boy, may you rest in peace but dalawin mo araw araw sa selda ang mga pumatay sa iyo. Huwag mo silang patulugin kung tumakas sila pag ka tapos kang patayin.

  • ravindrama

    kawawa naman nag tatrabaho ng marangal kinatay nila….huh..dapat katayin na rin yang nahuli na yan at isunod na rin yung dalawang salarin.

  • Ronnie Santos

    may gun ban yan ha. hayy pinas nga naman kaliwa kanan ang patayan sa magaling na palakad ng peace and order kuno ng mga leaders natin. may pag asa ka kaya?

    • Guest

      Lagyan mo ba naman ng kulay pulitika yung ordinaryong krimen na gawa ng mga walang kwentang talunan tulad nitong sila Ignacio, Yap at Elizalde. Babaw mo. At ano yung gun ban na sinasabi mo eh galing sa sekyu yung inagaw na baril…tonto.

      • http://www.facebook.com/tony.galvez.397 Tony Galvez

        hindi lang yan particular na crime tukoy nya eh. kaliwa kanan nga sabi nya eh. may patayan sa kung saan saan at may mga batang nawawala… kailangan pa bang isa isahin yon?

  • go88

    police shoot to kill …. those brainless low lives are not even worth wasting space in a prison cell.

    • JOHNCeneza

      Tama Shoot to kill..

      • https://www.disqus.com/ It’s Up To You

        kailangan ang intervention ng mpd just like what they did to the rapists recently.

    • Teresa Santos

      Shoot to kill and our cops are no different from these excrements.

  • $5699914

    Hindi kaya mga gun-for-hire yung 3-lalaking rider…?
    Sila na ang nag-counterflow, sila pa ang maangas!

  • Meow Ming

    Ang tanga ng guard na-agawan. Tapos di man lang inagaw ulit yung baril?

  • $2931613

    Dapat jan kay raymond yap putulan ng bayag at ideport sa china!

  • Jane Tan

    …What crappy security guards we have… Seriously? He got his gun snatched? He should be removed from whatever security agency he’s signed with. What’s the use of an exemption to the gun-ban when the one’s who are allowed to use guns don’t even have the capacity to use, let-alone bring the darned things.

    • janglegirl

      the guard probably got scared because most of them are ill-trained or probably never been trained before.

  • Tim E. N

    parang pang mayaman yung mga surnames.

  • http://www.facebook.com/rcansico Rolly Cansico

    pagk tapos ng inbestigahan yang suspik patayin yan dapat kawawa naman ng nsan nmin pinatay ng walang laban

  • Guest

    We still want Justice for our friend and boardmate….

    i was really shocked when one of my boardmates posted an incident in FB that our other boardmate was shot and he needs prayer. I did not expect that it was Papap (as we fondly called him) was the victim…. morning of Saturday…. i saw him at our hallway chat a little… i noticed that he had a different aura from the usual when talking… later of the same day at aprox 9pm… we saw each other again, he was leaving for work, he was in red uniform. One of my roommates asked for a fries… so Papap invited him to go with hin to the store (Jollibee). My roommate also observed different things as Papap usually share about his workmates in jollibee. He noticed that all crews were different… the closeness he observed was opposite from what Papap was sharing before…

    then next morning (Sunday)… somebody BROKE the SAD NEWS….

    Rest In Peace, Papap

    #JusticeForElbertBudlat

  • Ronald Carrillo Albiso Sarilla

    We want Justice for our friend and boardmate….

    i was really shocked when one of my boardmates posted an incident in FB that our other boardmate was shot and he needs prayer. I did not expect that it was Papap (as we fondly called him) was the victim…. morning of Saturday…. i saw him at our hallway chat a little… i noticed that he had a different aura from the usual when talking… later of the same day at aprox 9pm… we saw each other again, he was leaving for work, he was in red uniform. One of my roommates asked for a fries… so Papap invited him (my room mate) to go with him to the store (Jollibee). My roommate also observed different things as Papap usually share about his workmates in jollibee. He noticed that all crews were different… the closeness he observed was opposite from what Papap was sharing before…

    then next morning (Sunday)… somebody BROKE the SAD NEWS….

    Jollibee MUST extend what ever support the family needed… because:
    First and foremost, it happened during work…
    Second, the incident was in the Jollibee premises…
    Third, his security and safety was not ensured, they let him face the murderer
    Forth, they posted on duty the untrained security guard
    Lastly, No procedure on responding emergency was being implemented or put into action during the incident.

    the transfer of remains was postpone from Wednesday to today… Sana matuloy na…. hindi daw natuloy ang transfer kasi nagkaproblema DAW sa support ng Jollibee… i hope this is not true… Idol ko pa naman ang Jolibee.

    Rest In Peace, Papap

    #JusticeForElbertBudlat
    #BoycottJollibee

  • javherwalk0120

    nakakainis ung mga ganyang klaseng tao.wala silang karapatan mabuhay sa mundo !mga hayup mga adik ! mga demonyo ! kung bibigyan lang ako ng pagkakataon ako tatapos sa inyo mga hayup kayo!

  • ernesto

    patayin na yan .davao city style

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