Philippine National Police

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Suspect for illegal numbers game: Arrested

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A woman was arrested for being a “Kobrador” of an illegal numbers game at about 5:30pm on February 22, 2019 in front of Bayad Center, along Quezon Street, Brgy. Poblacion, Muntinlupa City. 

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The Regional Special Operations Unit (RSOU), NCRPO operatives successfully arrested the suspect identified as Susan Ruz y Valenzuela, female, 54 years old, married, native of Nueva Ecija and a resident of Quezon St., Brgy. Poblacion, Muntinlupa City. 

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The operation stemmed from the information given by a confidential informant pertaining to the existence of alleged Illegal Gambling Operations at Quezon St., Brgy. Poblacion, Muntinlupa City. Operatives of the NCRPO-RSOU immediately conducted the operation where they used a poser-bettor to place a bet with the suspect.Upon acceptance of the bet by Ruz, police authorities immediately arrested her. 

The arrested suspect was later brought to RSOU office together with the confiscated pieces of evidence for investigation and proper disposition.

Cases for violation of PD 1602 as amended by RA 9287 (Illegal Numbers Game) are being prepared for filing in court. 

NCRPO Director PDIR ELEAZAR said, “ The war against any form of illegal gambling was declared by our former C,PNP PDG RONALD “BATO” DELA ROSA during his leadership and continues under the leadership our current C,PNP PDG OSCAR D ALBAYALDE. The determination of our 2 Chiefs PNP to eliminate and eradicate any form of illegal gambling strengthens Executive Order (EO) 13 (All-out war versus illegal gambling). The NCRPO constantly coordinates and promptly acts on requests of gambling regulatory authorities and other concerned citizens to investigate and put a stop to illegal gambling activities in their areas concerned.” 

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