Posts Tagged inmates

Hospital chief: 5,200 inmates die in Bilibid every year

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 3, 2019

Around 5,200 inmates in New Bilibid Prison (NBP) die every year due to overcrowding, according to NBP Hospital Director Ernesto Tamayo on Thursday (October 3). During the Senate hearing on...

Senate questions P39 meal allowance of inmates

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 3, 2019

Senators on Thursday (October 3) questioned the P39 meal allowance of inmates at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) which was supposed to be P60 per meal a day. In 2018,...

Supreme court OKs rules for inmate videoconferencing

Robie de Guzman   •   August 6, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday said it has approved the guidelines on the use of videoconferencing technology to allow the remote appearance and testimonies for inmates....

Thirty-seven inmates killed in government raid on Venezuelan prison

admin   •   August 18, 2017

  Thirty-seven inmates were killed, and 14 officials were injured, during an overnight raid by government security forces on a prison in Venezuela’s southern jungle state of Amazonas. Human rights...

26 inmates die of jail congestion in Metro Manila

UNTV News   •   May 19, 2017

MANILA — National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Spokesperson Chief Inspector Kim Molitas has confirmed that 26 inmates died due to jail congestion in Metro Manila since the anti-drug war...

Davao offers college programs inside prison

admin   •   March 15, 2017

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The two-story tertiary school building inside the Davao City Jail is almost complete. It is the country’s first ever school inside a detention facility. The project...

27 Bilibid inmates pardoned, more to follow

admin   •   March 8, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte grants conditional pardon to four inmates of the New Bilibid Prison, and commutation of sentence to 23 other prisoners inside the national penitentiary. The...

Armed men attack North Cotabato jail, over 100 inmates escape

admin   •   January 4, 2017

  NORTH COTABATO, Philippines — At 1:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 04, 2017, unidentified armed men stormed the North Cotabato District Jail (NCDJ) based at Capitol Complex, Amas, Kidapawan City. Based...


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