2 Revilla supporters dead, 1 hurt in Cavite shooting



CAMP VICENTE LIM, Laguna—Two people were killed and a third one, a barangay official, was wounded when  unidentified armed men fired at a group of supporters of Bacoor City Mayor Strike Revilla on Thursday evening.

An initial report from the police identified the slain men as Bobby Palabrica and Reynaldo Premero.

The third victim, Catherine Palabrica, the head of Barangay Queen’s Row Central, was wounded in the attack and was admitted to the St. Dominic hospital in Bacoor.

Cavite police information officer Supt. Rommel Estolano, in a phone interview, said the victims were on their way home in a sport utility vehicle when they were fired on by three men on a motorcycle around 8 p.m. in Barangay Queen’s Row West.

Estolano refused to give further details for the moment, saying an investigation was still ongoing.

Amelia Manzo, a member of the staff of Sen. Ramon Revilla Jr., said they would issue a statement on the incident later Friday.

Senator Revilla, a movie actor, is a brother of the Bacoor mayor and the husband of Bacoor Rep. Lani Mercado, also an actress turned politician.

The senator’s son, Jolo, is running for vice governor of Cavite in the May elections.

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  • koolkid_inthehouse

    Revilla the Political dynasty of Cavite

    • Luthmar

      Yes, they should take the hint. They are now being eliminated. Perhaps the other Revillas who aspire to control the govt. services should think it twice before joining.
      They really feel they own Cavite. Other dynasties should learn from this ambush.

    • tarikan

      Sa tingin ko hindi na kailangan ang enabling law to prevent the political dynasty to flourish. Pag-aambushin laang sila tingnan laang natin kung hindi maubusan ng ikakandidato. Yung mga naka-upo takot na ring patakbuhin mga malapit na kamag-anak dahil sa aamubusin. Political dynasty is solved once and for all. Gaganti? Ok laang, kasi ang gagantihan ay political dynasty rin. Brilliant idea di ba?

      • akoypinoi

        Patayin na lang lahat na dynasty families para patas ang laban..

  • The Grim Reaper

    Soon enough, or maybe, now, Cavite will remain/become the “poor man’s province of the Philippines” if any of the Revillas will keep occupying any political post.

    Too bad for Cavite….tsk, tsk, tsk. When will Cavitenos ever learn???

    • sanjuan683

      Bakit hindi ka kumandidato baka yumaman ang taga Cavite. Hindi lang ang Cavite ang poor province entire country is poor. Since Abnoy took office. In Mindanao no electricity. hehehehehe

    • ewankosayo

      anong basis mo na Cavite is a “poor man’s province”? san ba province mo? have you been to cavite?

    • kismaytami

      You mean Bacoor, and only Bacoor, not the whole Cavite? But with another joker coming from the same dynasty of jokers who is running for a provincial capitol post, yes, that’s too bad for the whole province.

  • rock_steady

    I see nothing much has changed in the way politics are run in the philippines.

  • Benjie Nunez

    so Cavite is pugad ng mga drug addicts and pushers, serial killers and riding in tandem guns for hire triggermen…. that’s the Revilla World… ang dami na nila jan na naka upo… ganyan pa rin ang Cavite… ngayon… magiging Lacson World na… but tingin ko walang pagbabago jan.,… hopeless…..

  • catmanjohn

    The sooner the Nation gets rid of these corrupt, narcissistic bunch of parasites, the better. Assuming the elections will not be rigged, the people’s vote will reveal the depth of their stupidity, or their desire for change. We shall soon see.

  • tarikan

    I hope we shall have more of these ambuscades. Hindi naman kawalan sila on either party. This is some kind of ethnic cleansing — cleansing the ranks of tradpols.

  • Rolly257

    Hindi kaya pakana ng mga Revilla yan, para makakuha ng simpatiya…style Marcos?

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