BY SHIELA G. GELERA
Seven persons were apprehended for allegedly engaging in illegal gambling in Purok Tulihaw, Barangay 16 in Bacolod City, at about 7:40 p.m. Saturday.
Orlindo Lasco, 53, Jerry Galvan, 44, Ginlloyd Buncio, 34, Carlo Alintano, 49, Joey Joson, 34, Wilmar Dumaicos, 26, and Joel Castillo, 50, were nabbed for playing “bug-oy” with bets, the police said.
Three cue shells and P478 in bet money were among those seized from the seven, who were brought to Police Station 1 and may face charges for violation of Presidential Decree 1602, that prescribes stiffer penalty for illegal gambling.*