CAMP BADO DANGWA, La Trinidad, Benguet- Six persons involved in illegal gambling have been arrested in last week’s Simultaneous Anti Criminal Law Enforcement Operation (SACLEO) from August 19-23, 2019 regionwide.
Bangued PNP separately apprehended six gamblers on August 21, 2019. They are identified as: Arnel Marasigan, 48, driver; Paulino Amballo, 54; Junior Santos, 42, tricycle driver and Erick Navarro, 43, carpenter who were arrested at Sta. Rosa, Bangued, Abra while Elpidio A Bandin Jr, 27, and Franklin Parto, 36, both construction workers were accosted in their residents at Bacsil, Angad, Bangued, Abra.
Total confiscated evidences were P 865.00 bet money, and assorted gambling paraphernalia.
All arrested individuals and seized items are now under the custody of the concerned operating units while violation of PD 1602 otherwise known as illegal gambling were filed against them.
Police Regional Office Cordillera solicits the cooperation of the public by way of reporting to the PNP any illegal gambling business entities in their areas for the immediate arrest of the suspects.
“PROCOR will continue their intensified operations against illegal gambling to rid the region off of illegal gambling operations, to include financiers and other personalities involved,” BGen Israel Efraim Dickson said. By Dexter A. See