Illegal cockfight busted in Cabanatuan City; 5 men held
CABANATUAN CITY — Police here arrested five people when they raided a place that was used for “tupada” or illegal cockfighting on Saturday (May 8).
Police identified the suspects as Renato Capulong, Roberto Agapito, Norman Glor, Albert Dennis Alvares, and Salvador Cabrera, all from this city.
Other people who were participating in the illegal activity managed to escape during the operation at Sitio Libis in Barangay Palagay here around 12:30 p.m., investigators said.
Police recovered seven live and three dead roosters, 32 pieces of gaff, medicine kits for cocks, and P3,770 bet money.
The suspects will be charged with violation of the Republic Act 1602 or illegal gambling.
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