- Efren Bata Reyes was caught and arrested earlier this week on March 11, Thursday
- The Billiards Legend was arrested after he was seen participating in an unsanctioned game of billiards
- A video of the Filipino Pool Icon getting caught and arrested has recently gone viral on social media as well
- The said video also earned several comments and reactions from netizens
Efren Bata Reyes was recently arrested and caught by local barangay officers and the police earlier this week.
KAMI learned that the Filipino Billiard Champion was caught participating in an unsanctioned game of billiards in San Pedro City, Laguna.
The Billiard Legend was caught alongside other people who were playing and watching the game.
Moreover, a video of the events that transpired when Reyes was arrested was caught on camera and has gone viral on social media since then.
In the video, the barangay officials could be heard asking the people to stay and report to the barangay hall.
"Lahat ng andito, wala ng aalis, wala ng tatakbo. Sa barangay tayo," they said.
As the camera panned around, Reyes could be seen standing up from his seat to listen closely to the police's instruction.
Watch the video below:
The said video and news also garnered several reactions and comments from netizens on social media.
"Sana di na po maulit idol kasi syempre batas ay batas."
"Namumuti na mata ng mga seniors dahil hindi sila makalabas dahil sa circumstances."
"Naintindihan namin na lumabag pero sana onting respeto na lang po kung pano kausapin."
"Kuya Efren. Dapat nag-rerelax ka na lang sa bahay mo. Enjoy the fruit of your labor. Huwag ka nang dadayo pa para sa maglaro sa ganyang lalabag pa sa patakaran."
Efren "Bata" Manalang Reyes, also known as 'The Magician' in the world of Billiards, is a professional pool player with over 70 international titles over the course of his athletic career.
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As reported earlier by KAMI, the daughter of Efren Reyes belied the claims that her father has already passed away.
Moreover, in a previous report, Reyes made Filipinos proud once again when he won against Billy Thorpe at the Champions Challenge One Pocket.
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