4 Snagged for Illegal Gambling in Aurora, ZC

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By Police Chief Inspector Rogelio D. Alabata (C, RPIO9) with report from PO3 Jessica DT Sarsalejo (RPIO9)

Zamboanga del Sur - Elements of Provincial Anti-illegal Gambling Operation Task Force (PAIGSOTF) in coordination with the Aurora MPS, conducted an operation against swertres in Barangay Upper Cabilinan, Aurora at about 8:00 PM on November 12, 2015. The operation resulted in the arrest of Markfel Parantar Arias, 21, resident of Purok Mainline, Barangay Lantungan, of said municipality. Recovered from him were bet money gambling paraphernalia, a cellphone, and a Honda XRM 125 without plate number. Suspect was brought to Aurora MPS and later to PAIGSOTF in Pagadian City for proper disposition of the case.

Zamboanga City - Personnel of ZCPS5 conducted an anti-illegal gambling operation at Ramos Drive, Brgy. Putik that resulted in the confiscation of two decks of playing cards and bet money in different denominations. However, bettors and players eluded arrest during the operation.

Zamboanga City - Personnel of ZCPS6 conducted an operation against illegal gambling at Calle Basa, Brgy. Tugbungan that resulted in the arrest of Dexter Balbin Sicad, 35, Jojo Frontozo Ituralde, 32, and Fermin Galleposo Tortal, 23, all residents of said place, who were caught engaged in illegal gambling locally known as “hantak”. Confiscated from them were bet money and hantak paraphernalia. Suspects are presently detained at ZCPS6 for proper disposition.