By J. Jala | 10:56 AM March 30, 2021
Seven persons were arrested in anti-illegal gambling operation on Monday (March 29, 2021) in Brgy. Songculan, Dauis.
The suspects were identified as Beverly Dela Peña, Richie Dela Peña, Elton Kenneth Dico, Menandro Cimafranca, Manuel Loquias, Alex Loquias and Eligion Dela Peña.
The Dauis police said the suspects were caught playing tong-its (card games) and mahjong.
Recovered from the suspects were one set of playing cards, bet money worth of P65 in different denomination and one set of mahjong blocks, two pieces mahjong dice with dots and P500 cash in different denominations believed to be a bet money.
Criminal complaint for violation of PD 1602 (Illegal Gambling) is now being prepared against the suspects who are now temporarily detained at the Custodial Facility of Dauis Police Station.