4 arrested for ‘illegal gambling’

ILOILO City – Four persons were arrested for illegal gambling in Barangay Poblacion South, Oton, Iloilo.

They were identified as 36-year-old Ernel Mallorca, 38-year-old Marcelo Custodio, 41-year-old Adrian Barranco, and 51-year-old Vicente Torrato, police said.

The suspects were caught in the act playing tumbo around 11:30 p.m. on Friday, the police added.

Confiscated from their possession were P5,880 bet money.

They were detained in the lockup cell of the Oton Police Station, facing charges for violation of Presidential Decree 1602, or the anti-illegal gambling law./PN


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