A total of 19 illegal gamblers were arrested and 22 fruit game machine and two video karera were confiscated by different police stations in Davao del Norte yesterday, said
PCSupt Marcelo Morales, Regional Director.
Tagum city cops apprehended 18 persons; 16 fruit game machines; one video karera machine; two sets gambling cards one mahjong set with total cash amounting to Php48,700.
In Panabo City authorities confiscated six fruit game machines and in Sto. Tomas one video karera machine and one fruit game machine were also seized by the operatives.
Meanwhile, In the town of Carmen, police force collared one person and confiscated last two paraphernalia with cash valued at Php150.00. Identified owner of the stab who was not around during the operation will be charged accordingly in local court.
“There is no let-up with our intensified campaign as we get rid of illegal gambling in the region. With the whole of government approach and unwavering support of the community, together we can give our best shot against illegal gamblers,” PCSupt Morales added.