Posts Tagged New Bilibid Prison

Eleazar checks on ‘Strike Force’ deployed inside Bilibid

Marje Pelayo   •   October 7, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Chief Police Major Guillermo Eleazar visited his men who are members of the “Strike Force” deployed inside the New Bilibid Prison...

Hospital chief: 5,200 inmates die in Bilibid every year

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 3, 2019

Around 5,200 inmates in New Bilibid Prison (NBP) die every year due to overcrowding, according to NBP Hospital Director Ernesto Tamayo on Thursday (October 3). During the Senate hearing on...

Senate questions P39 meal allowance of inmates

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 3, 2019

Senators on Thursday (October 3) questioned the P39 meal allowance of inmates at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) which was supposed to be P60 per meal a day. In 2018,...

BuCor chief to impose ban on mobile phones

Marje Pelayo   •   September 24, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Newly installed Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director General Gerald Bantag is set to impose a ban against carrying mobile phones within the premises of the New Bilibid...

Prison guard stabbed inside Bilibid

Robie de Guzman   •   September 12, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A prison guard was injured after allegedly being stabbed inside the maximum security compound at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) Thursday morning, authorities said. In an initial...

DOJ orders NBI to probe alleged ‘hospital pass for sale’ at Bilibid

Robie de Guzman   •   September 10, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Justice (DOJ) has directed the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to probe the purported “hospital pass for sale” to inmates of the New Bilibid...

PNP: Over 100 convicts freed under GCTA surrender

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 9, 2019

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has reported that as of September 8, 118 convicts who were freed under the good conduct time allowance (GCTA) law have surrendered to the authorities....

NBI nabs De Lima co-accused in Pampanga

Marje Pelayo   •   August 16, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Friday (August 16) arrested one of Senator Leila de Lima’s co-accused in the illegal drug case. Around 5:30 am on...

BuCor suspends visitation rights, other privileges of inmates

Marje Pelayo   •   March 6, 2019

MUNTINLUPA CITY, Philippines – The new policy inside the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) drew flak from relatives of inmates who wish to visit them in the facility. “Sana po kung...

Dela Rosa: Drug lords tap nurses, doctors in Bilibid drug trade

Marje Pelayo   •   June 8, 2018

    TACLOBAN City, Philippines – Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director General Ronald Dela Rosa revealed Friday, June 8, that drug lords inside the New Bilibid Prison are now tapping...


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