SEVEN alleged ticket scalpers were arrested during the recently concluded basketball showdown of UST Growling Tigers and FEU Tamaraws at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. Detained are Ramon Tugenio, 57; Fernando Angeles, 52; Edward Valdez, 37; Niño Oliveros, 34; Jimmy Icalina, 48; Jeffrey Gamit, 22; and Earl Ibañez, 28. City Police Chief Senior Supt. Joel Doria said the suspects were caught selling overpriced tickets to the basketball fans. The P50 general admission seat was sold for P1,500, while the P250 patron seat was at P4,000. The suspects are facing charges for violating Ordinance No. 192 (Prohibiting Scalping with the jurisdiction of Pasay).

    Michael Delizo


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