Senior Police Officer 1 Jefer Butawan was arrested in an illegal cockfighting event in Quezon City and now in Camp Crame.
The raid was conducted by the Counter-Intelligence Task Force (CITF) after a series of confirmation.
“[Based on the complaint] from a barangay kagawad, the illegal cockfighting activities has been ongoing every Saturdays and Sundays operated by the said personalities. After series of validation, the report was confirmed,” said CITF director Chiquito Malayo.
Butawan was arrested together with three other civilians. Two other officers fled during the operation.
We advise everyone to confirm the legality of cockfighting in their area. The reputation of the sport in every culture is in the hands of the spirit-driven cockfight enthusiasts.