Zamboanga City Police Station 7 (Sta. Maria), in coordination with the local barangay tanods, conducted an operation on illegal gambling at about 3:00 PM on February 22, 2017.
This led to the confiscation of one “kabayo-kabayo” slot machine in Margarita, San Roque, Zamboanga City owned by a certain Gulam Maldon. The confiscated item was taken into custody by said police station.
Three individuals were apprehended after they were caught playing “tong-its” beside the Integrated Bus Terminal in Barangay Divisoria, Zamboanga City at about 11:25 AM on February 22, 2017. They were identified as Wilbert Basilio Delos Santos, 48, Alexander Bacariza Alap-Ap, 54, and Floro Macahasa Egera, 47. The team confiscated bet money and a set of playing cards during the operation. The confiscated items and the arrested persons are presently in custody of said police station pending the filing of appropriate charges in court.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9