5 nabbed for ‘illegal gambling’
According to police investigation, thesuspects were caught playing and betting on billiards around 4 p.m. on Jan. 6. ILOILO City – Police arrested fivepersons engaging in illegal gambling in Barangay Ilaud Poblacion, BarotacNuevo, Iloilo. The suspects were detained in the lockupfacility of the Barotac Nuevo police station, facing charges for violation ofRepublic Act 9287, or an act increasing penalties for illegal numbers games./PN Seized from their possession were betmoney which amounted to P3,144, 22 pieces of cue sticks and billiard balls. They were identified as Tancy Bayona,37; Emmanuel Guillema, 22,; Carlos Dulla, 26; Felix Gallardo, 38; and MaruelBerlarmino, 29.