7 nabbed for operating illegal gambling in QC


Seven people were arrested on Tuesday for operating an illegal number game disguised as Small Town Loterry (STL) in Quezon City. Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Director Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar identified the arrested suspects as Mark Bersamina, 23, resident of 255 Pantranco Compound, Himalayan Road, Tandang Sora, manager of the gambling area; Lenny Tolentino, 33, resident of 71 Block 5, Pook Palaris, UP Diliman; Lilibeth Gabuya, 34; Gina Ocampo, 28; Rashiel Gabuya, 26; Annaliza Montilla, 24; and Julieta Dacasin, 50. The four females were residents of 168 Road 2, Old Balara. Eleazar said the suspects were nabbed for violating of Republic Act 9287 and Article 172 of the Revised Penal Code. The QCPD District Special Operations Unit under Supt. Rogarth Campo led the arresting team. The financiers/operators of the illegal gambling operations were identified as Mike and Perry Mariano of Peryahan ng Bayan, Timog Avenue, Quezon City, and the onwer of the house where the illegal lottery and numbers game operations were conducted was identified as Adrian Gabuya. They were all at large during the raid.



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