Miag-ao ‘bookies’ collector nabbed

ILOILO City – Police arrested a 65-year-old man engaging in illegal gambling in Barangay Narat-an, Miag-ao, Iloilo.

Ancleto Mula was caught collecting bets for the illegal numbers game bookies around 9 a.m. on Jan. 18, a police report showed.

Recovered from his possession were bet money amounting P370 and gambling paraphernalia.

The suspect was detained in the lockup cell of the municipal police station, facing charges under Republic Act 9287, which increases penalties for illegal numbers games, amending certain provisions of Presidential Decree 1602./PN

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