324 people were arrested on Monday, August 5. They violated the Cockfighting Law of 1974.
The law states that cockfights are allowed only on Sunday and public holidays. No one of the violators was able to make a deposit. For violating the Presidential Decree No. 449 there is the punishment. It exists in the form of imprisonment or a fine is paid.
People were brought to Camp Sotero Cabahug in Cebu. They will spend several days there. The prosecutor’s office is still checking the documents of the arrested people. At the camp, some of the intruders lay cardboard to eat or sleep.
One of those arrested - Antonio Obayad is not able to make a deposit, because he doesn’t have a family that could do this. Edwin Lacostales, - a police officer says that a certain amount of bail money will be announced later, which must be paid by lawbreakers.