Authorities arrest 8 persons for illegal online cockfighting in Bulacan


CAMP OLIVAS, City of San Fernando, Pampanga — Eight persons were collared by police authorities during an anti-illegal gambling operation launched in Santa Maria, Bulacan, on Tuesday

Around 1 a.m., joint operatives of Regional Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit 3, CIDT Bulacan and Sta. Maria police conducted an anti-illegal gambling operation in Santa Maria Square Cockpit Arena, Brgy. Sto. Tomas, Sta. Maria, Bulacan which resulted to the arrest of eight operators/maintainers of online cockfighting (sabong) streamed on

Police identified the arrested suspects as Robie Dayrit, 30-year-old, married, operator, resident of 309 Lallara St. Velasquez Tondo, Manila; Jojit Duelo, 36, married, operator, resident of 3583 Clemente Compound Gen. T. De Leon, Valenzuela City; Banjo Silva, 31, married, DJ admin, resident of Pangao, Lipa City Batangas; King Daryn, 27, single, resident of Brgy. Pitpitan, Bulakan, Bulacan; Leo Santiago, 21, married, cameraman, resident of Madile, San Miguel, Bulacan; Ritchie Dragon, 32, cameraman/DJ, resident of Brgy. Sergio Osmenia, Zamboanga City; Vincent Gerona, 25, single, cameraman, resident of Brgy. Calamugon Bulan, Sorsogon; and John John Glodo, 23, single, cameraman, resident of Brgy. Calamugon Bulan, Sorsogon.

Confiscated from the suspects were computer gadgets and equipment used to operate online cockfighting.

Charges for violation of PD1605 in relation to Section6 of R.A 10175 are already filed against arrested suspects.

“We will continue to step-up on our illegal gambling drives and we vow to stop all forms of illegal gambling in the region,” PRO3 Director Amador V Corpus said. (RONDA Balita Online News)

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Emmanuel "Manny" Dineros Balbin, an editor-in-chief of RONDA Balita, Lingguhang Pahayagan ng Masang Intelihente, and RONDA Balita Online News was a former seminarian of Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI) in Notre Dame University Seminary in Cotabato City. Graduated Philosophy as major course, Political Science as minor, at the University of Santo Tomas, Legaspi City but landed and became a journalist. A former Journal Group of Publication (People's Journal, Peoples Tonight, Taliba & Women's Journal) staffer for 17 years. Before he was simultaneously contributed news articles to 3 local newspaper in Bulacan (NewsCore, MetroNews & NewsWatcher). A former Journal Group Bulacan correspondent, Kabayan provincial reporter, 2010 Bulacan election correspondent by Rappler and presently, a stringer of Philippine News Agency (PNA) Bulacan.


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