Posts Tagged BJMP

SC suspends transfer of convicted inmates to BuCor due to COVID-19

Robie de Guzman   •   July 29, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the courts in the country to temporarily suspend the issuance of commitment order for the transfer of convicted inmates from detention...

Over 15,000 PDLs released from jail amid COVID-19 pandemic – DILG

Robie de Guzman   •   July 3, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – More than 15,000 persons deprived of liberty (PDL) have been released from jail facilities as part of the government’s decongestion program in light of the novel coronavirus...

195 PDLs, 38 BJMP employees tested positive for COVID-19

Maris Federez   •   May 5, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Close to 400 persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) at the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) have undergone the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing. The Department of Health (DOH)...

Guidelines on release of old, sickly PDLs, grant of parole underway

Marje Pelayo   •   April 21, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has submitted his fourth report to the Joint Congressional Oversight Committee in line with his administration’s execution of the Bayanihan to Heal as One...

9 inmates at QC Jail, 9 BJMP personnel test positive for COVID-19

Robie de Guzman   •   April 17, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) on Friday confirmed that nine of its personnel and nine detainees at the Quezon City Jail have tested positive...

Hotline 911, now for free; prank callers to face jail time – DILG

Maris Federez   •   August 9, 2019

The public can now make emergency calls to Hotline 911 anywhere in the country for free. Department of the Interior and Local Government spokesperson, Usec. Jonathan Malaya, said anyone can...

Jail congestion rate in NCR at 608% – BJMP Chief

Marje Pelayo   •   April 10, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) is alarmed by the growing number of persons deprived of liberty (PDL) in jail facilities across the National Capital...

P1.4B state-of –the-art jail to rise in Payatas, QC

admin   •   September 7, 2018

The largest detention facility of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) will soon rise in Barangay Payatas, Quezon City. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday led by BJMP...

Former BOC Chief Nicanor Faeldon transferred to Pasay City Jail

UNTV News   •   January 31, 2018

MANILA, Philippines – After almost 5 months of detention inside the Senate, former Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon is now at the Pasay City Jail. This, after the...

Año formally assumes DILG-OIC post

UNTV News   •   January 9, 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Former AFP Chief of Staff General Eduardo Año takes on a new role as the officer-in-charge of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). “Of...

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