Posts Tagged Department of Justice

DOJ orders warrantless arrest of GCTA-freed PDLs who won’t surrender by Sept 19

Maris Federez   •   September 17, 2019

Two days more to go before the expiration of the deadline set by President Rodrigo Duterte for the persons deprived of liberty (PDL) who were freed by virtue of the...

DOJ on suspension of 27 BuCor execs: Implement it immediately

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 10, 2019

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has ordered the immediate implementation of the suspension against 27 Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) executives over their alleged involvement in the ‘GCTA for sale’ scheme....

DOJ still verifying reports of foreign convicts freed under GCTA exiting Phl

Maris Federez   •   September 9, 2019

The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Monday (Sept. 9) said that they are still verifying the information that the foreign convicts who were freed under the good conduct time allowance...

SOJ Guevarra designates Buenafe as BuCor interim head

Robie de Guzman   •   September 6, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Friday designated a Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) official to act as the agency’s Officer-in-Charge following the dismissal of Nicanor...

PNP forms tracker teams to locate heinous crime convicts freed under GCTA

Maris Federez   •   September 5, 2019

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has formed tracker teams that will locate the heinous crime convicts that were released after benefitting from the good conduct time allowance (GCTA) credited to...

DOJ : ‘Not more than 10’ freed convicts surrendered after Duterte order

Robie de Guzman   •   September 5, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Thursday said that not more than 10 convicts freed for good behavior have surrendered to authorities after President Rodrigo...

Legal expert enumerates who qualifies under GCTA

Maris Federez   •   September 3, 2019

Republic Act 10592 or the law amending some of the provisions of the Revised Penal Code to increase the good conduct time allowance (GCTA) that a prisoner may receive is...

DOJ has legal basis to seek re-arrest of inmates wrongly released – Drilon

Robie de Guzman   •   September 3, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Tuesday said the Department of Justice (DOJ) has legal and valid basis to seek the re-arrest of 1,914 inmates serving a...

PNP to arrest anew convicts released due to GCTA once court issues order

Maris Federez   •   September 2, 2019

The Philippine National Police (PNP) is prepared to abide by any court ruling that will order the re-arrest of convicts who were released by virtue of the Good Conduct Time...

De Lima supporters launch committee for her freedom

Maris Federez   •   August 26, 2019

Supporters of Senator Leila de Lima on Monday launched the Committee for the Freedom of Leila De Lima. This aims to intensify the public’s awareness on the senator’s condition as...


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