Swertres Collector Arrested in Aurora

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Police Inspector Dahlan T. Samuddin with report from PO2 Jonas D. Macasa Jr. (RPIO9)

Zamboanga Del Sur - Elements of Aurora Municipal Police Station, together with the elements of Provincial Anti-Illegal Gambling Operation Task Force (PAIGSOTF), conducted a joint operation against illegal numbers game locally known as “swertres” particularly in Purok Dahlia, Barangay Poblacion, Aurora at about 7:15 in the evening of August 01, 2015.

The authorities were able to apprehend Danilo Doña y Sagpang, 50, resident of Purok Mabini, Alegria, Aurora town, while the suspect was collecting bets from the bettors at said place. Confiscated from the suspect were cash bet, sixty six filled-up stubs with different number combinations, other swertres paraphernalia, a cellphone, and red Honda XRM 125 with plate no. 5603JC. Apprehended person is now in the custody of Aurora MPS while appropriate criminal charges is now being prepared for filing as inquest case for violation of R.A. 9287 against him in court.