Five individuals were nabbed by operatives of Pagadian City Police Station, Regional Intelligence Division 9, and RPSB9 following an entrapment operation against persons involved in the operation of Suertres in Purok Malinawon, Barangay Santiago, Pagadian City, Zamboanga Del Sur at about 7:00 PM on March 3, 2017.
The arrested persons were identified as Andelyn Sario Fat, 31, Susan Mabilo Dequito, 57, Eduardo Francisco Fernandez, 23, Teresita Abarquez Bente, 54, Eusebio Archeval Panilagan, 33. Confiscated from them were assorted tally sheets and other suertres paraphernalia and bet money. All arrested persons are presently detained at Pagadian CPS for proper disposition.
Operatives of Zamboanga City Police Station 11 conducted an operation against the illegal cock fighting (tarian) in Cariño Compound adjacent Rex Bookstore in Camino Nuevo, Zamboanga City at about 5:30 PM on March 4, 2017. This resulted in the apprehension of four individuals Fructouso Ablay Dingal, 76, Joseph Sebastian Perez, 33, Aizan Francisco Gonzales, 21, and Jaime Trumata Dingal, 40, as well as the confiscation of five dead fighting cocks, fourteen live fighting cocks, bet money, and several cockfighting paraphernalia.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9