|PRO MIMAROPA’S Accomplishment on Illegal Gambling|
NEWS RELEASE 022317-05
POLICE REGIONAL OFFICE MIMAROPA
Authority : PSUPT IMELDA VASQUEZ TOLENTINO
Chief, Regional Public Information Office
Camp Efigenio C Navarro, Calapan City
Date : February 23, 2017
Camp Efigenio C Navarro, Calapan City-Results of the aggressive anti-illegal gambling operationsof this Police Regional Office on its One-Time-Big-Time operations nets one hundred forty-one (141) arrested personalities composed of fourteen (14) operators and one hundred twenty-seven (127) bettors and confiscation of gambling bet amounting to thirty-five thousand seven hundred seventy-one pesos (Php35, 771.00).
The most common forms of Illegal gambling activities committed by the said arrested personalities are Jai-alai, Jueteng, Fruit Game, Dropball, Mahjong, Cock fighting, Color Games, Small Town Lottery Bookies, Sakla, Cara y Cruz and E-Games.
The declaration on total war on illegal gambling was in line with the Executive Order No. 13 issued by the President which directed the PNP, NBI and other law enforcement agencies to intensify the national campaign against illegal gambling in coordination with the DOJ, DILG and local government and the Department of Information and Communications Technology.