ELEMENTS of Philippine National Police (PNP)- Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group (PNP-IMEG) arrested a “sabungero” cop while engaging in a Tupada, Saturday evening in Tayug, Pangasinan.
PNP-IMEG Director Colonel Ronald O. Lee identified the sabungero cop as Police Staff Sergeant Sherwin E. Salazar of the Pangasinan Police Provincial Office .
Two other civilians identified as Fiddie Rosario known as sentensyadoe and Florendo Mando, a casador were also arrested.
Reports reaching Camp Crame showed that the suspects were arrested at around 8:30 pm insidr JBC cockpit arena in the municipality of Tayug in Pangasinan.
Lee said members of the Pangasinan Police Provincial Office and the Tayug Municipal Police Station assisted his men during the anti-illegal gambling raid.
“We’re intensifying our monitoring of policemen involved in all forms of illegal activities and assure the public that we will apprehend them as soon as we have built enough evidence against them. We must make it clear that Gen. (Archie) Gamboa has a strict zero tolerance policy against police officers who continue to tarnish the good reputation and image of majority of the police force,” Lee said.