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21 nabbed in Batangas tupada raids

CAMP Gen. Miguel Malvar, Batangas — Although COVID-19 is still prevalent in Batangas, authorities arrested 21 men in tupada raids in various towns and cities here, said provincial police PIO Chief of Police Lieutenant Mary Anne DV Espina the other day.

A report to Batangas police director Col. Rex Arvin T. Malimban by Sto Tomas City Police Station commander Lt. Col. Armie S. Agbuya said joint operatives of the Sto Tomas PS, Provincial Intelligence Unit (PIU) BPPO, Regional Special Operations Unit (RSOU), Regional Intelligence Division (RID) 4A, and Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) Batangas arrested suspects Renaldo Abolon, Delmar Tabale, Paterno Ortillano, Jeremias Medrana, Reynante Manto, Rodel Bonlay, and Carlito Manto, in a raid in Bgy. San Antonio at 11:40 p.m.

Police recovered seven fighting cocks including a dead fighting cock, two gaffs, two fighting cock cages and cash money amounting to P7,250 in different denominations.

San Jose Police personnel also cornered suspects Richard Selino, Randy Caranel, Euleo Vicente, Ronald Ladrina, Tirso Andal and Ignacio Sajot in Bgy. Bigain 2nd, at around 2:23 p.m. who were caught engagd in illegal gambling. Seized from the suspects were two fighting cocks, cash, a rooster cage, and two gaffs with sheaths.

Suspects Jimmy Leynas, Hipolito Cortez, Ernie Gardon, and Romer Balmes were collared at 2:23 p.m. in Bgy. Lumil, San Jose town. Recovered were three fighting cocks, rooster cages, and cash money amount to P1,840 in different denominations.

Three were nabbed for illegal cockfighting in Bgy. Natatas, Tanauan City, two in Bgy. Sampa, Sta. Teresita and two more in Malvar.

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