By J. Jala | 09:42 PM July 05, 2021

The three cockfight aficionados were arrested for illegal cockfighting on Sunday, July 4, 2021, in Barangay Dao, Tagbilaran City, Bohol.

Three cockfight aficionados were arrested following a raid at an illegal cockfighting den in Tagbilaran City, Sunday morning.

In a report, Tagbilaran City Police Station said the raid took place around 11 a. m. in Purok 1 in Barangay Dao, Tagbilaran City following information from a tipster.

Police identified those arrested as Eleoterio Supitan Tagal, 51, Elson Ruiz Marcellana Sr, 59, both residents of Barangay Dao in Tagbilaran City ; and Albert Bangor, 53, a resident of Purok 5, Can-agong, Sikatuna town.

The raiding team managed to seize two fighting cocks with gaff and bet money amounting to P1,060.

Lr. Col. Mary Crystal Peralta applauded the operatives for their dedication and devotion to their sworn duty to maintain tranquility in the whole city.

She extended her appreciation to all the concerned citizens in the area who helped and supported the police station in the success of the operation.

“We will do our best to serve and protect you at all cost,” Peralta said.

By Bohol Island News

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