Senate approves bill transferring supervision of training of personnel to PNP » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Torregoza, H. (2018, August 28). Senate approves bill transferring supervision of training of personnel to PNP. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved August 29, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/08/28/senate-approves-bill-transferring-supervision-of-training-of-personnel-to-pnp/ Senate approves bill transferring supervision of training of personnel to PNP Published August 28, 2018, 7:30 PM By Hannah Torregoza The Senate on Tuesday approved on third and final reading … Continue reading

Metro Manila jails overcrowded by 500% | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Africa, R. (2018, May 08). Metro Manila jails overcrowded by 500%. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved May 08, 2018 from http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/metro-manila-jails-overcrowded-500 Metro Manila jails overcrowded by 500% By RAYMOND AFRICA May 08, 2018 NATIONAL Capital Region Police Office chief Director Camilo Cascolan yesterday said detention cells in Metro Manila’s police stations are at least 500 … Continue reading

Sandiganbayan junks Napoles bid for transfer of custody | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Tabingo, P. J. G. (2018, April 11). Sandiganbayan junks Napoles bid for transfer of custody. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved April 11, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/sandiganbayan-junks-napoles-bid-transfer-custody Sandiganbayan junks Napoles bid for transfer of custody By PETER J. G. TABINGO April 11, 2018 THE Sandiganbayan First Division has thrown out for lack of merit a motion filed … Continue reading

The Daily Tribune News – Senator Binay wants inmates freed who have served maximum jail time

Reference: Tribune, Wires. (2017, July 6). Senator Binay wants inmates freed who have served maximum jail time. The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 6, 2017 from http://www.tribune.net.ph/nation/senator-binay-wants-inmates-freed-who-have-served-maximum-jail-time Senator Binay wants inmates freed who have served maximum jail time Written by Tribune Wires Thursday, 06 July 2017 Alarmed by recent reports of … Continue reading

As drug cases go up, more jails being built | Inquirer News

As drug cases go up, more jails being built | Inquirer News By: Maricar B. Brizuela @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer 12:16 AM August 30th, 2016 Source: Brizuela, M. B. (2016, August 30). As drug cases go up, more jails being built. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved August 30, 2016 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/810917/as-drug-cases-go-up-more-jails-being-built WITH MORE than 100,000 inmates currently housed … Continue reading

PH urged to act on jail ‘purgatory’ | The Manila Times Online

PH urged to act on jail ‘purgatory’ | The Manila Times Online August 4, 2016 5:17 pm Source: AFP/CC. (2016, August 4). PH urged to act on jail ‘purgatory’. The Manila Times. Retrieved August 8, 2016 from http://www.manilatimes.net/breaking_news/ph-urged-to-act-on-jail-purgatory/ MANILA: Images of hellish conditions at an overcrowded Philippines jail triggered calls Thursday from lawmakers and rights … Continue reading

Solon wants increase in daily subsistence allowance of inmates

Solon wants increase in daily subsistence allowance of inmates By Rosette Adel Updated Sunday September 20, 2015 – 3:45pm Retrieved March 7, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/congress/articles/2015/09/20/1501994/solon-wants-increase-daily-subsistence-allowance-inmates MANILA, Philippines – A lawmaker is seeking to increase the subsistence allowance for prisoners to provide them with adequate and decent meals. House Bill 6124 authored by Quezon City Rep. … Continue reading

Solon wants increase in daily subsistence allowance of inmates

Solon wants increase in daily subsistence allowance of inmates By Rosette Adel Updated Sunday September 20, 2015 – 3:45pm Retrieved from: http://www.philstar.com/congress/articles/2015/09/20/1501994/solon-wants-increase-daily-subsistence-allowance-inmates MANILA, Philippines – A lawmaker is seeking to increase the subsistence allowance for prisoners to provide them with adequate and decent meals. House Bill 6124 authored by Quezon City Rep. Winston Castelo proposes … Continue reading

Aquino ally pushes for Arroyo residence as ‘sub-jail’ | Inquirer News

Aquino ally pushes for Arroyo residence as ‘sub-jail’ | Inquirer News. Philippine Daily Inquirer 2:57 AM | Monday, April 27th, 2015 Read more: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/687879/aquino-ally-pushes-arroyo-residence-as-sub-jail#ixzz3YTZ54Prq MANILA, Philippines–An administration ally is hoping to have the posh La Vista subdivision residence of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo declared as a state-run jail facility under the Bureau of Jail Management … Continue reading

Ex-lawmaker in ‘pork’ scam refuses to enter plea

Ex-lawmaker in ‘pork’ scam refuses to enter plea By Michael Punongbayan (The Philippine Star) | Updated March 10, 2015 – 12:00am Read more: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/03/10/1431964/ex-lawmaker-pork-scam-refuses-enter-plea#ixzz3TwMZTvpw MANILA, Philippines – A former lawmaker facing plunder charges linked to the pork barrel fund scam refused yesterday to enter a plea before the Sandiganbayan. Fifth Division chairman Associate Justice Roland … Continue reading

Jinggoy bewails bid to transfer him to Taguig jail | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Jinggoy bewails bid to transfer him to Taguig jail | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/jinggoy-bewails-bid-to-transfer-him-to-taguig-jail Written by Alvin Murcia Wednesday, 16 July 2014 00:00 Detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada bewailed the move of the prosecution panel for him and the other accused in the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) scandal to … Continue reading

Bill filed seeking special cells for high-profile prisoners

Bill filed seeking special cells for high-profile prisoners By Gil C. Cabacungan Philippine Daily Inquirer 2:29 am | Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 Source: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/612091/bill-filed-seeking-special-cells-for-high-profile-prisoners MANILA, Philippines–With a busload of former and incumbent senators, representatives and public officials poised to be arrested for plunder in the P10-billion pork barrel scam, a bill seeking to create a … Continue reading

BJMP sets up new facility | The Manila Bulletin Newspaper Online

BJMP sets up new facility | The Manila Bulletin Newspaper Online. By CZARINA NICOLE O. ONG November 13, 2011, 3:08pm MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) XI will have a new female jail facility in Barangay New Visayas, Montevista, Compostela Valley Province, adjacent to the new Montevista District Jail being … Continue reading

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