2 senior citizens, 2 others nabbed for playing mahjong

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two senior citizens of Compostela town are among those arrested for illegal gambling after they were caught together with two others playing mahjong outside their homes in the town’s Barangay Cabadiangan at past…

Ferro: Charges readied vs 7 elected officials who joined ‘tigbakay’ in Daanbantayan

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) is preparing charges against seven elected officials who were said to be part of a group of men who were placing their bets on a…

More tigbakay gamblers nabbed in Liloan

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — They never learn! Despite calls and reminders from police to not engage in illegal gambling specifically illegal cockfighting or tigbakay, there are still a lot of people who defy this appeal and violate…

Labangon residents urged: Stop illegal gambling

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen of the Labangon Police Station or Police Station 5 are appealing to residents of Barangay Tisa to avoid engaging in illegal gambling especially illegal cockfighting or “tigbakay”. Police Captain Jonathan dela Cerna,…

Ferro orders probe on ‘Peryahan ng Bayan’ operations in Bohol province

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), has ordered an investigation on the alleged Peryahan ng Bayan operations in Bohol province. If proven true, Ferro said…

Labella to barangays: We will find a solution to your problems

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Mayor Edgardo Labella has promised to help at least three barangays in Cebu City address pressing concerns on gambling, street dwellers, and the need for better coordination with the City Health Department in…

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…

Tabogon police files illegal gambling raps vs brgy chief, 56 others for ‘tigbakay’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Tabogon Police Station has filed raps for violations of the Cockfighting Law, in relation to illegal gambling, against 57 persons, including a barangay chief, over an illegal cockfight activity held in the…

Six more men arrested for illegal gambling in Danao City

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Six men in Danao City are facing illegal gambling charges after they were caught playing poker outside their residence along Juan Luna Street in Barangay Poblacion on Tuesday afternoon, June 23, 2020. Police…

Danao City cops prepare illegal gambling charges vs 4 men caught playing mahjong

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen in Danao City will be filing illegal gambling charges this afternoon, June 23, 2020, against four individuals who were caught playing mahjong while they converged on a vacant lot that is located…

Policeman nabbed for ‘tigbakay’ may be dismissed from service – Ferro

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The policeman, who was caught with three of his neighbors organizing “tigbakay” or illegal cockfighting activity in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City on Sunday afternoon, June 21, 2020, might be dismissed from service. This…

Consolacion police nab 3 men for illegal cockfighting

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/29/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three men who were caught engaging in an illegal cockfighting activity in Consolacion town, northern Cebu will be charged for violation of the executive order of Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia and Presidential…

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