Intensified anti-illegal gambling operations of PROCOR resulted in the arrest of four individuals for violation of PD 1602 at North Poblacion, Bucay, Abra on September 14, 2021.
Reports submitted to PBGEN RONALD OLIVER LEE, Regional Director, disclosed the identity of the suspects as Edmund Tolentino De Carmen, 39; Marlon Belisa Torres, 40; Melvin Bisquera Bejarin 51; and Medardo Bosito Beleno, 57, all residents of Palao, Bangued, Abra.
The suspects were caught in the act of playing card game (Pusoy). During the operation, the operatives were able to confiscate one (1) deck of playing cards and bet money amounting to Php 920.00 in different denominations.
The arrested suspects and the confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to CIDG Abra PFU for documentation while a case for violation of PD 1602 (Illegal Gambling) is being prepared against them. (PROCOR-PIO)