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3 arrested for illegal cockfighting

MARIVELES, Bataan- Police arrested the other day three persons for illegal cock fighting in Bgy. Ipag, Mariveles, Bataan Lt. Col Cesar Lumiwes, chief of police, identified the arrested suspects as Zaldy Tuddao, 45, of Ipag, Mariveles; Ranny Diaz, 51, of Bgy Poblacion, Mariveles, and Edison Morales, of Bgy Ipag, Mariveles, Bataan.

Lumiwes said they acted on the intelligence report and conducted an anti-illegal gambling operation in Upper Ipag Anti-illegal which resulted in the arrest of the suspects and recovery of two fighting cocks, two gaffs, five P1,000 bills, nine P100 bills, two P50 bills and eighteen P20 bills amounting to P6,360.

The suspects are now under the custody of Mariveles police prior to inquest proceedings, said Lumiwes.