The regional director of the Philippine National Police in Central Luzon has relieved the police chief of Baliwag town in Bulacan province after raids in the town led to the arrest of 29 people who were allegedly involved in the illegal operation of the state-sanctioned Small Town Lottery (STL).
By Erika Sauler
Several police officials were invited by the Manila City Council to a public hearing on Monday in connection with a resolution calling for a probe on alleged proliferation of illegal gambling in the city.
Police demolished illegal betting stations here on Friday in what could be a determined drive to eradicate the illegal gambling operations being run by a big syndicate.
Good for the media cameras, bad for the air we breathe. While lauding local governments for their antiillegal gambling campaigns, an environmental watchdog cautioned them against the public, open-air destruction of confiscated “video karera” machines, saying the usual practice of smashing their TV components to pieces releases toxic chemicals.
By Jerome Aning
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Friday said she had created a special task force to look into Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago’s accusations of smuggling, illegal gambling, illegal logging and other crimes against Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile.
THE local government of Talisay City ordered its police force to curb the operation of video karera and other illegal activities in the city. Councilor Danny Caballero, chairman of the City Peace and Order Council (CPOC), issued the order during the council meeting yesterday. John Yre De los Reyes, city administrator, has observed that video [...]
By Jamie Elona
Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada ordered the relief of 10 Police Community Precinct commanders of the Manila Police District due to rampant illegal gambling activities in their areas of responsibility.
By Joy Cherry Quito
Eleven people including a dismissed Cebu City policeman were arrested in a police operation against illegal gambling in barangay Pasil last Sunday evening. Operatives of the Regional Intelligence Division (RID and the Regional Special Operations Group (RSOG) raided the houses of Randy Boliboli and Richie Boliboli by virtue of a search warrant issued by by [...]
A month after he assumed command of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO), Senior Supt. Noel Angeles Gillamac said he is not satisfied with his men’s performance against illegal gambling. He likewise directed his men to attend to unsolved cases.
By Christine Emily L. Pantaleon
Police arrested six persons on suspicion of involvment in the illegal numbers game locally known as masiao in barangay Lamintak Norte, Medellin town, northern Cebu.
The Makati City police have apparently begun establishing their presence in barangays in Fort Bonifacio which a recent Court of Appeals ruling handed back to Makati after a 20-year territorial dispute with Taguig City.
By Juan Escandor Jr.
A neophyte provincial board member raised alarm over the proliferation of illegal cockfighting in Camarines Sur and how it shortchanges the provincial government in terms of revenues from amusement taxes.
“Jueteng” is included in the all-out war against illegal gambling in Manila, Mayor Joseph Estrada clarified on Tuesday.