ORMOC CITY-Two tricycle drivers who were caught in the act of betting an illegal online ‘sabong’ were arrested by the local police during the conduct of implementing city ordinances at about 5 pm on Tuesday(June 4) at Ormoc City Public Terminal, Barangay South of this city.

Police identified the suspects as Marvin Polido, 33, a resident of Brgy.Punta and Noel Perez, 42, of Brgy. Can-adieng here.

Operatives of Police Station 1 of the Ormoc City Police Office while conducting the implementation of city ordinances were able to apprehend the two suspects after they were caught in the act of engaging in illegal gambling through betting on online sabong.

The police confiscated from the suspects in actual possession and control of bet money in the amount of P490.

The two suspects were brought to Police Station 1 for proper documentation and disposition and were charged with violation of PD 1602 which prohibits illegal gambling.