A 19-year-old college student of STI-West Negros University identified as Shella Condes was allegedly killed after being raped by a tricycle driver in a sugarcane field in Bacolod city. The suspect tied her arms with her own clothes to accomplish his sexual desire to the beautiful teenager.
Major news outlets published a report regarding Shella Condes last week citing that the pretty college student was missing since Monday morning, May 11, 2015. According to the initial information gathered by the the local police, Shella left their home in Fortune Towne, Estefania at around 11p.m. on May 10, 2015 to meet her friends in the next village. Unfortunately, she failed to reach her destination which prompted her parents to report the case to Bacolod police station. For four days Shella Condes had gone missing.
During the course of the investigation, the crime detectives found out that a suspect was a tricycle driver identified as Ricardo “Badong” Ewayan, 34, of Barangay 3 in Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental who allegedly fled to Cebu. However, he was tracked down by the local cops and got arrested in his house at Sitio Bingig, Barangay 3, Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental on Thursday noon, May 14, 2015. The cellular phone of the Shella was also recovered from the suspect.
Ewayan reportedly attempted to fight back and resisted the arrest but the cops calmed him down and brought him to the police station for interrogation. The suspect confessed that he raped and killed Shella Condes while under the influence of liquor. He also admitted that he punched Shella Condes and hit her head with a solid rock when the college student resisted the sexual assault. The investigators were also able to convince him to lead them to the rape site, where they found the naked Shella Condes.
Meanwhile, the parents of the rape victim want justice for their lovely daughter. Netizens all over the country are also running a campaign on social media to shake the sleeping justice system in the country. They urge the police to implement a tightened security patrol to avoid further rape incident not just in Bacolod but to all areas in the country.
“College Student Shella Condes Raped and Killed in Bacolod City” is a hot topic on social media.