LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — A jueteng bet collector or “kobrador” was cornered in San Quintin town in Abra Wednesday morning while collecting bets.
Forty-year-old Pedro Castro from barangay Suso, Sta Maria town in nearby Ilocos Sur province was caught by joint forces from the Criminal Incestigation and Detection Group, intelligence operatives of the Abra provincial police and local policemen from San Quintin town while collecting bets in barangay Villa Mercedes, San Quintin.
The bet collector will be facing cases before an Abra court after a crack team of supposed anti-jueteng operatives red-handedly caught him with six sets of “papelitos” (paper bet list), one ballpen, bets worth P377, and a small cloth bag.
Recently, policemen also caught a bet collector in Pidigan town and is now facing raps. – Artemio A. Dumlao