LOILO City – He was collecting bets for an illegal numbers game, police said.
Michael John Bantay was arrested in Barangay Jibolo, Janiuay, Iloilo after police officers caught him engaging in bookies.
Police recovered stubs, a ball pen, a notebook, a brown sling bag, and P1,900 cash from him. Bantay – resident of Barangay Guadalupe, Janiuay – was caught collecting bets around 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, police said.
According to investigation, the suspect is an unauthorized collector of Red Subay Gaming Corp. Bantay was detained in the lockup cell of Janiuay police station.
Charges were filed against him./PN