House of ‘gambling operator’
raided, P154,203 confiscated
BY JUDY F. PARTLOW
Negros Oriental police swooped down on the house of a suspected illegal gambling operator in Ayungon town at around 10 a.m. Sunday and seized P154,203 in suspected gambling proceeds and paraphernalia.
Provincial police director, Senior Supt. Edward Carranza, said that members of the Special Operations Group, armed with a search warrant issued by Judge Candelario Gonzales of the Regional Trial Court in Bais City, conducted a search on the house of Hydose Reveligia, “alias Hydo”, in Barangay Tampocon 2, Ayungon.
Aside from the money in various bills and denominations, the team also confiscated eight pieces of tally sheets of the illegal “swertres” dated Oct. 28, two bundles of tally sheets, ballpens, calculators, staplers and other gambling paraphernalia. The raid was conducted in the presence of Barangay 2 Captain Benedicto Deguit and kagawad Arutro Carinal Jr..
BY MARICAR ARANAS
The seventh community primary hospital in the province opened in Barangay Dauis, Bayawan City, Negros Oriental recently, to provide basic healthcare services to Negrenses.
Gov. Roel Degamo, Rep. Henry Pryde Teves (Neg. Or., 3rd District), Bayawan city and barangay officials witnessed the opening of the Dauis Community Primary Hospital that was started during the term of former Gov. Emilio Macias II.
The province allocated around P6 million for the completion of the hospital that boasts of a basic emergency obstetric and newborn care for newborn babies and mothers.