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PD 1602  |  Barangay Councilor in Or Mindoro arrested for Illegal Gambling

PINAMALAYAN, Oriental Mindoro (DWDD) – Authorities arrested Danilo Mahaguay Sales, 56 years old, married, Barangay Councilor of Sitio Centro, Barangay Maningcal, Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro, together with three (3) others namely Benjamin Mahaguay Sales, 51 years old, married; Joey Rey Sales Sena, 28 years old, single, laborer; and Joel Sales Sena, 30 years old, married, farmer, all residents of Sitio Centro, Barangay Maningcal, Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro for Violation of Presidential Decree 1602.

They were arrested by the personnel of Pinamalayan Municipal Police Station.

The suspects were caught in the act of playing “mahjong” inside the nipa hut owned by Brgy. Councilor Sales.

Confiscated from the suspects were a set of mahjong tiles, bet money amounting to three hundred forty (340) pesos and gambling paraphernalia.

The suspects are presently detained at Pinamalayan MPS while a case of Violation of PD 1602 was already filed against the suspects. ALS

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