Go af­ter il­le­gal gam­bling pro­tec­tors, Iloilo cops told

Manila Bulletin - - Visayas News -

ILOILO CITY – The Iloilo Po­lice Pro­vin­cial Of­fice (IPPO) must not only val­i­date the list of al­leged pro­tec­tors or fi­nanciers of il­le­gal gam­bling ac­tiv­i­ties and op­er­a­tions, but must like­wise find hard ev­i­dence, Iloilo Gover­nor Arthur De­fen­sor Sr. said.

“If the po­lice have ev­i­dence, then they should charge all those in the list so those can be pros­e­cuted,” said De­fen­sor.

The gover­nor is­sued the chal­lenge af­ter Se­nior Su­per­in­ten­dent Mar­lon Tayaba, IPPO chief, dis­closed that he or­dered his men to val­i­date the list of sus­pected il­le­gal gam­bling cod­dlers. (Tara Yap)

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