7 arrested for tigbakay in island brgy of Lipayran in Bantayan town

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Around 50 men were said to have gathered in an open area in Sitio Tabok in the island barangay of Lipayran in Bantayan town on Saturday afternoon, August 28, for tigbakay. But only…

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…

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…

Lapu-Lapu City police arrest 69 individuals for ‘tigbakay’ during Holy Week

Futch Anthony Inso 04/05/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Sixty-nine individuals were apprehended by the Lapu-Lapu City Police (LCPO) during the Holy Week or from April 1-4, 2021, for being involved in illegal cockfighting, locally called “tigbakay.” Police Lieutenant Colonel Resty Santos, deputy director…

19 arrested for ‘tigbakay’ in Brgy Tisa, Cebu City on Black Saturday

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Around 30 men participated in tigbakay on Black Saturday, April 3, in Barangay Tisa in Cebu City. Nineteen of them spent the rest of the weekend in jail after they were arrested by…

Cebu City mulls opening cockpits, all jeepney routes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Legal cockpit arenas and all jeepney routes may be returning to Cebu City if Mayor Edgardo Labella approves the request of the Gamefowl commission and the Jeepney Task Force respectively. In the past…

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…

Reopen legal cockpit arenas, Cebu City Gamefowl Commission suggests

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Gamefowl Commission will be suggesting to Mayor Edgardo Labella to reopen legal cockpit arenas in the city with some conditions such as no audience should be allowed inside the venues.…

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,…

24 men arrested for tigbakay in Consolacion

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/02/2020

SANTA CATALINA, Negros Oriental —Twenty four men were arrested for illegal gambling after they were caught engaging in “tigbakay” or illegal cockfighting activities in Barangay Nangka, Consolacion town in northern Cebu on Monday, November 2, 2020.  Police…

Obstruction case readied against Carcar woman who warned gamblers of approaching cops

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The woman, who warned “tigbakay” gamblers about the arrival of the police during a raid in Barangay Napo, Carcar City this morning, September 27, 2020, will be charged with obstruction of justice. The…

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