4 jailed for ‘illegal gambling’

ILOILO City – In Barangay Centro Poblacion, Culasi, Antique, four persons were nabbed for illegal gambling.

They were 62-year-old Alex Iladia and his relatives 21-year-old John Paul Iladia, 38-year-old Jovelyn Iladia, and 38-year-old Wency Flores, a police report showed.

The suspects were caught playing pusoy around 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 8, it added.

Police confiscated from their possession P327 bet money.

They were detained in the lockup cell of the Culasi municipal police station, facing charges for violation of Presidential Decree 1602, which prescribes stiffer penalties on illegal gambling./PN


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