6 persons jailed for illegal gambling

first_imgILOILO City – Police arrested sixpersons engaging in illegal gambling in Baragay Tabucan, Mandurriaodistrict. They were identified as LoenardoOjanola; Loenardo Peñasales, 32; Roldan Mercado, 67; Luciano Cabarga, 47;Jovani Salavaria, 33 and Cornelio Ramos, 59. The suspects – all residents of thevillage – were caught playing the card game tong-itson March 17. Detained in the lockup cell of thepolice station, the suspects face charges for violation of Presidential Decree1602, which prescribes stiffer penalties on illegal gambling./PN Recovered from their possession were twosets of playing cards and P710 bet money.last_img

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