Posts Tagged Bucor

New Bilibid Prison riot death toll climbs to 4

Robie de Guzman   •   November 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The number of inmates who perished in a riot that erupted Monday at the New Bilibid Prison’s maximum security compound has climbed to four, the Bureau of...

DOJ orders probe into latest Bilibid riot

Robie de Guzman   •   November 9, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Monday said he has ordered an investigation into the latest riot incident that erupted between gangs within the National...

Three dead, 64 hurt in latest New Bilibid Prison riot – BuCor

Robie de Guzman   •   November 9, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Three persons were killed and 64 others were injured in the latest riot that erupted within the National Bilibid Prison (NBP) maximum security compound, the Bureau of...

Another riot erupts at New Bilibid Prison – BuCor

Robie de Guzman   •   November 9, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Another riot broke out at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City on Monday, a month after similar incident left nine inmates dead, the Bureau of...

BuCor launches ‘Oplan Bura Tatak’ to efface tattoos of gang members in prison

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 29, 2020

The Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) has launched a program effacing tattoos of gang members in prison to promote peace and order. BuCor on Wednesday (October 28) launched “Oplan Bura Tatak”...

BuCor issues release order for Pemberton

Robie de Guzman   •   September 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) on Thursday issued the release order for convicted killer US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton following President Rodrigo Duterte’s grant of...

No special treatment for Pemberton release, BuCor says

Robie de Guzman   •   September 8, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) on Tuesday assured that no special treatment will be given to convicted US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton as they prepare...

Transfer of detainees to local jails or BuCor suspended until Sept. 30 – SC

Robie de Guzman   •   September 2, 2020

The Supreme Court’s Office of the Court Administrator announced that it has extended the suspension of issuance of commitment order for the transfer of newly-arrested individuals to local jail units...

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...

Probe into deaths of Bilibid high-profile inmates due to COVID-19 sought in Senate

Robie de Guzman   •   July 22, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Risa Hontiveros on Wednesday said she has filed a resolution seeking an investigation into the deaths of nine inmates in the New Bilibid Prison after allegedly...

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