Actor Ram Revilla, half-brother of Senator Bong Revilla, was killed in his home in BF Homes Parañaque before midnight last Friday, October 28, 2011. A gunman wearing a bonnet entered the two-storey house and shot and stabbed Ram and his girlfriend Janelle Manahan.
Ram sustained a gunshot and multiple stab wounds on the head and different parts of his body. He was dead on arrival at the Parañaque Medical Center.
Ram's girlfriend suffered two shots on the left side of the face and shoulder and is now under observation at the Asian Hospital in Muntinlupa City.
Janelle was the one who reported the incident to hotline 117. The call was received 11:55 PM. According to Janelle, two men wearing bonnets entered the house and shot and stabbed them.
Ram's sister Ramona Revilla was also reportedly inside the house when the incident happened but the two men took her with them. She was dropped off in front of a mall in Las Piñas an hour later. Sen. Bong Revilla took custody of her sister for security purposes.. She was reportedly still in shock and cannot be talked to.
Three household help and Ram's production assistant were also at the house when the incident happened. They plus the guard at the subdivision's gate are now being questioned by the authorities.
Ram is a son of former Senator Ramon Revilla Sr. and Genelyn Magsaysay. He was last seen on television via ABS-CBN's Tonyong Bayawak. He is said to be his father's favorite. Ram is one of the 80 children of the 84-year-old Ramon Revilla with many wives.