PROCOR CAMP BADO DANGWA: The revitalized campaign on illegal gambling of the PROCOR resulted in the arrest of six gamblers after they were caught red-handed during a separate raid in the City of Baguio on August 3, 2017.
Primarily, joint operatives of the Baguio City Police Office arrested three gamblers in the act of playing cards along the road of Middle Quirino Hill, Baguio City in the morning of August 3, 2017. Arrested gamblers were identified as Jordan Ngawet Baniwas, 51, laborer, a resident of West Quirino Hill, Baguio City, Roger Esteban Ruis, 68, Carpenter, a resident of Middle Quirino Hill, Baguio City and Gil Managtag Domingo, 63, unemployed and a resident of West Quirino Hill, Baguio City. Recovered from the suspects were 52 pieces playing cards, cash money amounting to Php70.00 and one wooden stool.
In another operation, three more gamblers were arrested in the act of playing cards at Crystal Cave Rd., Bakakeng Central, Baguio City in the night of the same day. Arrested gamblers were identified as ANITO ABAIGAR Y ALBINA, 47, a resident of Bakakeng Central, Baguio City; and BETH PANIS Y ALMOITE, 57, a resident of Bakakeng Central, Baguio City while JULIE SALINAS Y TARAN escaped and is now subject for manhunt operation. Confiscated pieces of evidence were six sets of playing cards, 146 pieces of domino style- tiles, and bet money amounting to Php430.00.
All units in the region were ordered by the PROCOR Regional Director PCSUPT ELMO FRANCIS OCO SARONA to intensify their anti-illegal gambling operations and go after violators especially those financers who operate discretely through remote controls from pension houses, inns and hotels, as their centers of operations. Moreover, increased surveillance operations are being done to catch the gambling financiers. (PROCOR RPIO)