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Illegal cockfight busted in Cabanatuan City; 5 men held

By: - Correspondent / @AMGalangINQ
/ 05:17 PM May 09, 2021
In this screen shot of an actual surveåçillance video, some residents at Barangay Palagay in Cabanatuan City hold a "tupada" or illegal cockfighting. Contributed photo

In this screen shot of an actual surveillance video, some residents at Barangay Palagay in Cabanatuan City hold a “tupada” or illegal cockfighting. Contributed photo

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.

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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.

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The suspects will be charged with violation of the Republic Act 1602 or illegal gambling.

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