Senate hearing on the seizure of prohibited items at New Bilibid Prison

February 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Senate hearing on the seizure of prohibited items at New Bilibid Prison 

150203145340Senator Aquilino Pimentel III, chairperson of the Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights, questions Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director Franklin Jesus Bucayu (right) during the Senate public hearing and inquiry on the seizure of contraband items from the huts of high-profile inmates in the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) compound by the Philippine National Police (PNP), Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Tuesday (Feb. 3, 2015) at the Senate Bldg. in Pasay City. Also in photo is Senator Vicente C. Sotto III (left). (PNA photos by Avito C. Dalan)
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De Lima: DOJ won’t be scared by bomb threat

January 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on De Lima: DOJ won’t be scared by bomb threat 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.

MANILA, Jan. 28 (PNA) — Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Wednesday evening said that the DOJ will not be scared by bomb threat to lift the suspension on “visitation privileges” of inmates at the Maximum Security Compound (MSC) of the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) in Muntinlupa City.

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De Lima eyes diversionary tactics in NBP explosion

January 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on De Lima eyes diversionary tactics in NBP explosion 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Jan. 8 (PNA) — Department Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Thursday said that one of the angles being looked into in the explosion at the Maximum Security Compound (MSC) in the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City is the diversionary tactics in the investigation they are conducting.

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Trillanes seeks to review PHL’s correctional system

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Trillanes seeks to review PHL’s correctional system 

MANILA, Jan. 6 — Senator Antonio “Sonny” F. Trillanes IV has filed a resolution seeking inquiry and review of the country’s current correctional system that tolerated special treatment to high-profile inmates and their illegal acts inside the New Bilibid Prison (NBP).

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Bureau of Corrections chief confirms girl attacked by inmate

January 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bureau of Corrections chief confirms girl attacked by inmate 

MANILA, Jan. 2 — Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director Franklin Jesus Bucayu on Friday confirmed that an eight-year old girl who was visiting her father at the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) on New Year's Day was attacked by an inmate in a suspected rape attempt.

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CHR: No rights violation of NBP inmates

December 30, 2014 by · Comments Off on CHR: No rights violation of NBP inmates 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Dec. 30 (PNA) — Did Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila M. De Lima violated human rights of high profile inmates when they were transferred from the New Bilibid Prison (NBP), Muntinlupa City to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), Taft Avenue, Manila?

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PDEA sees diminished supply of illegal drugs

December 17, 2014 by · Comments Off on PDEA sees diminished supply of illegal drugs 

ILOILO CITY, Dec. 17 — The raid by a composite team of Philippine authorities on December 15 ledby the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City resulting in the temporary transfer of 19 convicted drug lords to the custody of the National Bureau of Investigation may have stirred up the hornet's nest, PDEA Region 6 Director Paul Ledesma said.

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DOJ asks DBM for PhP30-M fund for NBP renovation

December 17, 2014 by · Comments Off on DOJ asks DBM for PhP30-M fund for NBP renovation 

MANILA, Dec. 17 — The Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking funds for the renovation of Building 14 inside the Maximum Security Compound at the National Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City where all the high-risk inmates will be placed.

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Sotto wants re-imposition of death penalty on high level drug trafficking

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on Sotto wants re-imposition of death penalty on high level drug trafficking 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) – Senator Vicente Sotto III has found reason to push for the passage of his bill re-imposing the death penalty on heinous crimes after the law enforcers unearthed luxurious lifestyle of high-profiles inmates, mostly suspected drug lords, inside the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City.

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BuCor officers, personnel told to explain seized contraband inside NBP — De Lima

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on BuCor officers, personnel told to explain seized contraband inside NBP — De Lima 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) — Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Tuesday said that officers and personnel of the Maximum Security Compound (MSC) of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) will be ordered to explain how drugs, gadgets and posh appliances managed to sneak inside the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) in Muntinlupa City.

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