11 persons nabbed on ‘hantag’ raid PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 21 February 2013 14:21

Eleven persons including two minors were arrested after they were caught playing “hantag” in Barangay Cabatangan the other day.

Policemen swooped down on the said place after receiving a report that a group of persons were playing the illegal game.

Upon arrival, the policemencollared Joneril Esteban, 21, Ricky Sara, 35, Junior Gonzales, 18, George Bernaldo, 26, Maynard Sabanal, 23, Ruel Calunod, 22, Junie Lozano, 31, Aries Delos Reyes, 22, Aljon Augusto, 21, Hanes Alejandro, 16 and Bakol Usman, 17, all single and residents of Cabatangan. Confiscated from their possession was P384 in bet money.

The two minors were released while the rest were detained pending the filing of charges in court.

Meanwhile, men of the Detective Management Unit served a warrant of arrest on two inmates of the Zamboanga City Reformatory Center identified as Jonard Cuadra  Ladjahassan and Verna Usama Ladjahassan for violation of Section 5(e) of the Republic Act 9208 with case number 27609.

The warrant was issued by Judge Peter Eisma of the Regional Trial Court Branch 15 with P150,000 bail bond for each of them. – Dan Toribio Jr.