7 persons jailed for illegal gambling

first_imgILOILO City – Seven persons were caughtengaging in illegal gambling in Barangay Duyan-Duyan, Cabatuan, Iloilo. The suspects – all residents of thevillage – were nabbed after police officers chanced upon them playing pusoy around 9:30 p.m. on Feb. 24. They were Charles Pacaonsis, 42; RexLozada, 49; Alex Alegrado, 43; Wilson Ares, 56; Pedro Bonto, 45; and JohnLieven, 43, a police report showed. The suspects were detained in the lockupcell of the municipal police station, facing charges for violation ofPresidential Decree 1602, or the anti-illegal gambling law./PN Recovered from their possession were betmoney which amounted to P1,400 and a set of playing card, police said.  last_img

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