Posts Tagged prison riot

DILG orders BJMP to probe Caloocan City jail riot

Robie de Guzman   •   January 12, 2022

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of the Interior and Local Government has ordered the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) to conduct a high-level investigation into the riot that...

PNP probing riot in Caloocan jail that killed 4 PDLs

Robie de Guzman   •   January 11, 2022

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday said it will launch an investigation into the riot at the Caloocan City Jail that led to the death of...

Another riot erupts at New Bilibid Prison – BuCor

Robie de Guzman   •   November 9, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Another riot broke out at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City on Monday, a month after similar incident left nine inmates dead, the Bureau of...

Tensions still high at New Bilibid Prison after gang riot – DOJ

Robie de Guzman   •   October 13, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Tensions remain high between prison gang members at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) following Friday’s riot that left at least several inmates dead, the Department of Justice...

Riot breaks out in New Bilibid Prison

Robie de Guzman   •   October 9, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – A riot broke out between two warring groups inside the New Bilibid Prison early Friday morning, a Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) official confirmed. BuCor Spokesperson Gabriel Chaclag...

‘Macabre’ scene as death toll in Brazil prison riot rises to 57

Robie de Guzman   •   July 30, 2019

A bloody clash between two prison gangs on Monday (July 29) left at least 57 inmates dead with 16 of them decapitated, authorities in the state of Para said, the...

PNP joins hot pursuit ops against fugitives of North Cotabato jailbreak

admin   •   January 4, 2017

  North Cotabato District Jail houses 1,511 inmates. During the jailbreak on Wednesday morning, 158 managed to escape, while seven were killed including a jail guard. This prompted the Philippine...


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