5 illegal gamblers nabbed

March 10, 2019

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga -- Seven persons were arrested  by operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-Region 3 (CIDG-R3) for illegal gambling and theft.

CIDG-R3 chief Senior Supt. Christopher Abrahano said five of the seven arrested persons were playing drop ball, locally known as “bolilyo,” at Barangay Pance, Ramos, Tarlac.

The game’s financier Cipriano Relucio Jr., 26, and his two companion Benigno Abelardo, 33, and Roi Jefferson Paladan, 21, were arrested along with  two bettors  Emil Soriano, 27, and Gerome Soriano, 24.

They will be charged with for violation of Presidential Decree 1602 as amended by Republic Act 9287.