100 arrested in 'one time, big time' operation in Cebu

Donna Lavares, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 06 2017 12:31 AM

CEBU CITY -- The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) arrested 100 people in a "one time, big time" operation Sunday.

All 11 police stations in the city participated in the operation.

Superintendent Ryan Devaras, City Intelligence Branch chief, said the operation covered illegal gambling, illegal possession of firearms and possession of illegal drugs.

According to Devaras, 47 of the total 100 were arrested for illegal gambling.

Operatives also seized 158 video karera machines, 55 small sachets of suspected shabu, 3 illegal firearms and around P4,000 pesos cash.

All arrested are now temporarily detained in each concerned police stations, pending the filing of criminal complaints against them.