April 20, 2012
A storekeeper who is a suspect in the brutal killing of a tricycle driver last year was arrested by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in his residence in Lucena City last week.
The suspect was identified by NBI Officer-In-Charge Atty. Nonnatus Caesar R. Rojas as:
WILLIAM BARRAMEDA ABULAD, 55, a storekeeper, and a former tricycle driver, resident of Bgy. Ilayang Dupay. Lucena City. He was arrested by virtue of a Warrant of Arrest for murder, issued by RTC Presiding Judge Dinah Evangeline Belulia-Bandong, Branch 59, Lucena City docketed in Criminal Case No. 2012-48.
The other suspect, Warren Abulad, the son of William is at-large.
Victim was Lowell P. Glorioso, a father of four and a tricycle driver.
Investigation report of the Lucena District Office under Head Agent Olivo Ramos, disclosed that in the evening of August 22, 2011, while victim Glorioso was on his way home collecting "lino" or left over from restaurants for their hogs' meal, when suspect William, his son Warren, and a certain PJ Rabe blocked the victim's path and shot him that caused his death. Suspects fled.
The victim's wife Melida sought NBI assistance in arresting suspects. Acting on a request for assistance, NBI operatives conducted sustained surveillance. One of the suspects was spotted on places frequented by suspect William and on April 17, 2012, he was immediately placed under arrest. William resisted and tried to escape but was subdued. He is now detained at the NBI Lucena City District Office.