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PhilippinesJustice Secretary Leila de Lima said Friday that the former governor of Batangas, Antonio Leviste, was released from the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa City after serving the minimum of his sentence. The Paroles and Probation
NBP compound, radio dzBB's Mao dela Cruz reported. The report cited sketchy initial information showing Abonales was about to leave the garage at the NBP compound when an unidentified gunman shot him. He was rushed to a nearby hospital but was
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With the new law, we can now improve prison facilities, recruit more corrections officers and implement more responsive reformation programs for inmates," De Lima said. "One of our long-term goals is to meet international standards in prison
PhilippinesA polling place so quiet that waiting voters were nodding off. Surprisingly, the precinct was not in a sleepy town or remote area, but within the notorious national penitentiary. What many had expected to be a riotous historic moment at
Muntinlupa City For the first time, inmates at the national penitentiary will be allowed to vote in the May 13 elections. Of the 22,000 inmates at New Bilibid Prison, 2,322 have registered to vote in the mid-term elections2,065 from the maximum
PhilippinesTwo inmates were killed while two others were injured inside the New Bilibid Prisons, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said Thursday. The fatalities were identified as Arturo Oserana and Ramil Cuasito while the two injured were Pablito
Philippines An official of the New Bilibid Prison has been relieved following the escape of five inmates in various penal colonies in the country, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said Tuesday. At the same time, De Lima said Bureau of Corrections
PhilippinesAn inmate from the New Bilibid Prisons was killed Thursday afternoon after he was shot by a jail guard. Retired General and Bureau of Corrections Chief Franklin Bucayo identified the inmate as Lauro Lumapas based on the report submitted to
PhilippinesThe Bureau of Immigration (BI) has deported Stephen Mark Whisenhunt, convicted killer of chop-chop lady Elsa Castillo, whose body was mutilated after being stabbed to death in 1993. In a statement, Immigration Commissioner Ricardo David Jr.