‘Swertres’ rampant: 2 collectors nabbed PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 09 September 2013 17:17

Two suspected illegal swertres collectors were arrested in separate police operations the other day.

Jay Roy Bana y Matiga of Mampang was arrested by men of the Zamboanga City Public Safety Company under Supt. William Gadayan around 3:15 p.m. in Logoy Grande, Talon-Talon last Saturday.

Gadayan disclosed that his men rushed to Logoy Grande, Talon-Talon after receiving a report that operation of illegal swertres was rampant in the area.

When lawmen arrive in the area, they caught Bana collecting bets from some residents which prompted them to arrest him.

Confiscated from Bana’s possession were eight tally sheets, swertres tips, 8 stubs, a cell phone and P520 bet money.

Bana was brought to the central police station and was detained for filing of charges in court.

Nida Francisco y Tolentino, 46, married of Motorpool, Pasonanca was arrested by men of the Anti-Vice Section led by Sr. Insp. Joseph Lim, the other day.

Lim and his men recovered from her possession a ball pen, two tally sheets, two whole size carbon papers and a cell phone,.

Francisco posted a P20,000 bail bond for her temporary liberty. – Dan Toribio Jr.