Woman robbed of P500,000, dumped in Tarlac City-A A +A
Monday, November 4, 2013
CAMP OLIVAS -- A businesswoman lost around P500,000 and personal belongings to unidentified armed men wearing police uniforms, who supposedly escorted her to her car parked at SM City Clark over the weekend.
In a report here, Senior Superintendent Eden Ugale, Angeles City police director, said the victim Maria Consuelo Williams, 34, of Zapote, Las Piñas City met her relatives in Dau, Mabalacat to pick up a payment for textiles amounting to P150,000.
After the transaction with her relatives, the victim went to BDO SM Clark branch and withdrew P300,000.
Ugale said Williams went out of the mall with two unidentified persons wearing police uniforms who escorted her into a white car at the parking lot.
Upon boarding the car, four other persons frisked her and took her personal belongings including two BDO ATM cards, BDO passbook, passport, voter’s ID, Samsung cellular phone, two rings, a wristwatch, earrings, and cash amounting to P500,000.
The victim together with the suspects travelled for two days, the report said.
She was later dumped within the vicinity of Tarlac City, police said.
A concerned citizen saw the victim sitting along the national highway, and helped her to the Tarlac provincial hospital for medical check-up.
The following day, the victim was fetched by her sister Maria Teressa Cadlawon, 30, of Villa Muzon, San Jose Del Monte City, Bulacan. (Ric Sapnu)
Published in the Sun.Star Pampanga newspaper on November 05, 2013.