Bilibid’s first Covid case dies — BuCor

Credit to Author: Jan Arcilla| Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2020 16:33:12 +0000

ON Friday night, the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) declared that the person deprived of liberty (PDL), who was the first to contract the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP), has died. “Today, official report reached this office that the said PDL patient expired [in] the evening of 23 April 2020,” said […]

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Female prisoner  tests positive for Covid-19 — BuCor

Credit to Author: Jan Arcilla| Date: Sat, 18 Apr 2020 11:21:30 +0000

THE Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) on Saturday reported that a prisoner at the Correctional Institution for Women (CIW) in Mandaluyong City tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 or Covid-19. In a Facebook post, BuCor said that CIW Supt. Virginia Mangawit reported to Director General Gerald Bantag that the patient was 72 years old and […]

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Mass test prisoners, govt urged

Credit to Author: Jan Arcilla| Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 04:53:07 +0000

FAMILIES of detained political prisoners has called on the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) to allow mass testing of prisoners because of the alarming rise of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases in the country. In a statement, Kapatid spokesman Fides Lim said that the mass testing will assure them that jails under BJMP’s jurisdiction are indeed 100% safe […]

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Ex-BuCor officer gunned down in Muntinlupa

Credit to Author: Jan Arcilla| Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 11:37:38 +0000

A former official of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) was shot dead in Muntinlupa City on Wednesday afternoon. Initial information from authorities said that former BuCor legal division chief Fredric Santos was died in front Southernside Montessori School, Katihan St., Variety Store, Barangay Poblacion at about 1:15 p.m. Police said that Santos was about to pick up his […]

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Roxas says IRR ‘faithfully reflects provisions’ of RA 10592

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 13:10:09 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Former Interior Secretary Mar Roxas II has remained firm that the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 10592 is consistent with the law. Roxas said this Wednesday, in his official reply to the Office of the Ombudsman’s request for him to explain why heinous crime convicts were removed from […]

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Palace backs BuCor move to cancel privileges of inmates

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 06:03:25 +0000

Palace backs BuCor move to cancel privileges of inmates

Malacañang supported the move of BuCor to cancel the inmates’ privileges at Bilibid following the entry of prohibited items inside the penitentiaries.

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NBI, BuCor ordered to probe drug ring ops ran by Bilibid inmate

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 03:46:40 +0000

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra has ordered the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to investigate drug ring operations done remotely from inside the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) using the internet.

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