By Marisol Bo-oc | 11:55 PM September 06, 2020
Police arrested 10 persons who allegedly engaged in illegal cockfighting or “tigbakay” in Maribojoc town on Sunday afternoon, September 6, 2020.

Ten men, including a barangay captain, were arrested for participating in a “tigbakay” (illegal cockfighting) in Barangay Bayacabac, Maribojoc, Bohol, on Sunday, September 6, 2020.

Elements of Bohol police’s Provincial Mobile Force Company-Special Weapons and Tactics (PMFC-SWAT), Police Intervention Unit (PIU), Regional Intelligence Division (RID)-7 and Maribojoc Police Station arrested the men identified as Randy Aranzado, 26, a resident of Barangay San Roque, Maribojoc; Ronnie Bravo, 25, a resident of Barangay Manga, Tagbilaran City; Jiovnny Meñoza, 38, a resident of Barangay Bayacabac, Maribojoc; Richard Bolasco, 41, anresident of Barangay Dipatlong, Maribojoc; Zandro Bantog, 41, resident of Barangay Manga, Tagbilaran City; Glenn Budlong, 34, a resident of Barangay Manga, Tagbilaran City; Jomil Ocharon, 40, a resident of Barangay Agahay, Maribojoc; Dindo Liones, 25, a resident of Barangay Agahay, Maribojoc; Ariston Asedilla, 60, years old, a resident of Barangay Dipatlong, Maribojoc; and Jiovanni Rojas, 41, a barangay captain of Kalayogan Norte, Loon.

Police said they received information about men participating in illegal gambling activities in the area without face masks.

Logbooks, entry forms, three pieces dead fighting cocks; one piece derby cosk with attached gaffed with scabbard color red; one piece derby cock with attached gaffed with scabbard color gold and cash were confiscated from the arrested men during the operation.

By Bohol Island News

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