Lipayran barangay officials urged: Coordinate with Bantayan police 

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The chief of police of Bantayan Police Station has urged the Lipayran barangay officials to coordinate with them in ensuring that health protocols imposed there would be followed. Police Major Windell Abellana, Bantayan Police…

Mandaue police nab quarantine violators, ‘tigbakay’ aficionados

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/10/2021

MANDAUE CITY Philippines — The Mandaue City Police Office has already apprehended 27 individuals and warned 557 others for violating health protocols and engaging in illegal cockfighting, or ‘tigbakay’ from August 1 to 8, 2021 August 1…

Retired cop, 7 others arrested for tigbakay in Brgy Calamba

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Eight men, including a retired cop, landed in jail for betting in an illegal tigbakay in Barangay Calamba, Cebu City. They were arrested past 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 17, following complaints from…

Talisay tigbakay raids: 10 men nabbed in less than an hour

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Ten men were arrested during raids of two tigbakay or illegal cockfighting activities in a span of 30 minutes in in Talisay City. The raids were conducted in two barangays of the city…

In Poro, 3 elected officials, 1 gov’t worker nabbed for tigbakay

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 04/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three elected officials from Poro town in Camotes Island, and an employee from a national government agency were among those arrested in an anti-illegal cockfighting operation there on Monday midnight, April 26. Initial…

Tigbakay in Tejero: 3 SAP beneficiaries among 7 men nabbed

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 02/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three SAP beneficiaries were among seven men arrested for engaging in illegal cockfighting or tigbakay on Sunday afternoon, February 7, in Sitio Silangan 2, Barangay Tejero, Cebu City. According to a police report,…

Lawyer, municipal councilor, 7 others nabbed for illegal cockfighting in Tuburan

and Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Nine individuals including a lawyer and a municipal councilor were arrested around noon of January 15 after they were caught engaging in illegal cockfighting in Purok 1, Sitio Matnog, Barangay Putat, Tuburan town,…

Six ‘tigbakay’ aficionados arrested in Madridejos

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Six men are now facing charges for violating Presidential Decree 449 or the illegal cockfighting law, after they were caught participating in a “tigbakay” (cockfighting) in Sitio Bag-ong Dalan, Barangay Talangnan in Madridejos…

Participants in Ermita ‘tigbakay’ to be charged

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Charges for violating the illegal gambling act and City Ordinance 2566 are being prepared to be filed against 19 identified persons who participated in an illegal cockfighting activity, known locally as “tigbakay,” in Sitio…

Daanbantayan cops arrest 3 for ‘tigbakay’

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Daanbantayan police are in the hunt for six more men involved in a botched illegal cockfighting activity (“tigbakay” in Cebuano) held in Sitio Camotes of Barangay Tapilon on Thursday,  August 13, 2020. Police Staff…

Barangay officials in Argao arrested for ‘tigbakay’

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two barangay (village) officials in Barangay Canbanua, Argao town, in Cebu will be facing charges for violating Presidential Decree 449, or the illegal cockfighting law, after getting caught participating in an illegal cockfighting…

Cebu police chief orders investigation on rampant illegal cockfighting activities in province

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The chief of the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) wants an investigation on the rampant “tigbakay” or illegal cockfighting activities being organized in parts of the province despite being under quarantine restrictions due to…

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.