A 65-YEAR old bet collector of illegal numbers game jai-alai was nabbed at Cadiz City Thursday evening.


Cadiz City PNP chief Police Chief Inspector Noel Mana-ay identified the arrested bet collector as Manuel Dictado of Barangay Zone 4.

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Mana-ay said Dictado was collared by local policemen after he was caught in the act of soliciting bets in Purok Paghidaet of the said barangay.

Police recovered from the possession and control of the suspect P178.00 cash believed to be bet money, tipster and tally sheets of the said illegal numbers game. 


Meanwhile, another bet collector of illegal numbers game was also nabbed in the City of Bacolod Friday afternoon. Police records showed that Alex Sabordo, 37, of Barangay 22, Bacolod City was nabbed while soliciting bets at Gatuslao-Burgos Public Market around 5:05 p.m.  

Police recovered 13 pieces of tipster with code name ‘speed’, three tally sheets, ballpen and P36 bet money from the suspect who is presently detained at Police Station 4 lock up cell prior to the filing of charges against him. (Merlinda A. Pedrosa)