Cebu City police seize P9.3M shabu in a week

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police have confiscated 1.3 kilos of suspected shabu worth P9.3 million on the first week of this month. Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, Cebu City Police Office chief, said that aside from…

13 ‘tigbakay,’ ‘hantak’ gamblers charged

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Compostela Police Station, filed this morning, September 14, 2020, illegal gambling charges against 13 individuals, who were caught playing “tigbakay” and “hantak” in three separate police operations on Sunday, September 13. Police…

Two ‘hantak’ gamblers caught in Pinamungajan

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two men were arrested after they were caught engaging in an illegal toss-coin game of heads and tails or “hantak” on Saturday, August 1, 2020 in an interior portion of Barangay Tajao, Pinamungajan,…

Basak Pardo execs not liable for ‘hantak’ incident — CLO

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) found no fault on the Basak Pardo barangay officials over the public gathering of residents in Sitio Ulap in the barangay on July 3, 2020. Cebu City…

CCPO to file charges against men in viral ‘hantak’ photos

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — They will not be spared. Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, incoming director of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), said that they have already identified the men who were playing “hantak” in Sitio Ulap…

Basak Pardo chief told to explain ‘hantak’ in her barangay

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another village chief in Cebu City is in hot water for her failure to make sure that her constituents stay at home. The City Legal Office (CLO) issued on Saturday, July 4, a…

Sinas to illegal gamblers: We’ll arrest you and charge you

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Gamblers, who turn to illegal gambling activities, beware! This is the warning of Police Brigadier General Debold Sinas to those people who turn to illegal gambling because of the suspension of the gaming…

Welder shot while watching ‘hantak’

Chris A. Ligan 01/26/2018

TALISAY CITY, CEBU- A welder was shot dead near Tabunok flyover on Friday midnight. Tanny Boy Casajuras, 38, who sustained a gunshot wound at his left chest, was declared dead by the Talisay Rescue Emergency Assistance Team…

Man shot dead after playing ‘hantak’

Chris A. Ligan 12/22/2017

A man was shot dead after playing an illegal coin game locally known as “Hantak” in Barangay Upper Tapul, in Talisay on Thursday evening. The victim was identified as Jovenel Cabigas, 28, who was shot by 25-year-old…

11 arrested for illegal gambling in Talisay City

Benjie Talisic 10/08/2017

IN a bid to assert the seriousness of the Cebu Provincial Police Office on its anti-illegal gambling campaign, a joint police operation in Talisay City resulted to the arrest of 11 persons on Saturday afternoon. Police operatives…

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