De Lima orders new BuCor chief to make Bilibid drug-free

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Retired Lt. Gen. Ricardo Rainier Cruz III on Tuesday was sworn in as the new director general of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor), which maintains the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City. Accompanied by his family, Cruz was sworn in by Justice...

Authorities raid Bilibid anew

MANILA, Jan 10 (Mabuhay) – Authorities once again raided the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City on Saturday morning. More than 50 members of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the local police of Muntinlupa...

Dismantle all special kubols inside Bilibid in 2 weeks or else – De Lima

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila De Lima on Wednesday gave the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) two weeks to dismantle all special “kubols”  at the Maximum Security Compound inside the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP). “I told them not to wait for me to be the one to do it. Kung...

PNP wants answers why guns in convict’s cell

MANILA, Dec 20 (Mabuhay) – The original owners of the firearms found in the prison cell of Peter Co will be held liable after the guns were discovered in the possession of the drug convict. The Philippine National Police (PNP) Firearms and Licensing Division said it will write to...