Leyte Police Provincial Office – The personnel of Julita Municipal Police Station apprehended their Top 5 Most Wanted Person, 32-year old Winston C. Maceda at Balante, Julita, Leyte on October 5, 2013 at 8:50 p.m.
Julita Police Investigator PO2 Odellon Arnon disclosed that the newly-captured suspect is a son-in-law of the other suspect, Myrna Ramilo Bidong, who is a sister of 43-year old victim, Antonio C Ramilo. He said Maceda allegedy conspired with Myrna Bidong, her husband and son in hacking the victim in the street at the cited barangay on Feb. 21, 2011 at 12:10 p.m.
PO2 Arnon initially found out that the suspects hated the victim at the time as the latter was the only one collecting the payment of the carabao sold by their (Myna and victim) parents. He further revealed that Roland Bidong, son of Myrna, was brought to the Abuyog Penal Colony after he admitted his participation and surrendered 1 long bolo (sundang) that he allegedly used during the incident. Myrna and her husband were released due to lack of evidence.
Based on the record, Maceda’s Warrant of Arrest was issued by Judge Yolanda U. Dagandan of Branch 15 of RTC 8 in Burauen, Leyte for the charge of “Murder” with no bail recommended. Said suspect is now placed under the custody of Julita MPS.