Posts Tagged New Bilibid Prisons

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)...

Bilibid inmate tests positive for COVID-19, BuCor confirms

Robie de Guzman   •   April 23, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) on Thursday confirmed that a male person deprived of liberty (PDL) at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City has tested...

Respiratory problems threaten PDLs inside Bilibid

Marje Pelayo   •   December 10, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The maximum compound of the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) has been a home to around 500 persons deprived of liberty (PDL) who are now suffering from symptoms...

Duterte wants to speed up release of sickly, aging prisoners

Robie de Guzman   •   September 18, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte is eyeing to speed up the release of sickly and aging prisoners at the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP). Duterte specifically wants to fast-track the...

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...

DOJ: Ex-Calauan mayor Sanchez, thousands others set for release

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 21, 2019

The Department of Justice (DOJ) said former Calauan, Laguna Mayor Antonio Sanchez will likely to be released from the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP). According to Justice Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra,...

Parojinogs sourced illegal drugs from New Bilibid Prisons

admin   •   August 10, 2017

It was in 2004 when the Parojinogs began their illegal drug trade. They began with selling small amounts of shabu that they would supply to nearby towns. But the Parojinogs...

DOJ probes alleged revival of illegal drug trade inside New Bilibid Prison

UNTV News   •   June 15, 2017

Department of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has confirmed that there’s a new illegal drug trading scheme inside the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP). Aguirre said they are currently investigating the...

DOJ places De Lima on Immigration watch list

admin   •   October 10, 2016

  MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Justice has placed Senator Leila de Lima and five others, on the list of Immigration Lookout Bulletin Order (ILBO) released by the National...

Duterte rejects meeting with Jaybee Sebastian

admin   •   September 30, 2016

    MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has no plans of granting the request of drug convict Jaybee Sebastian who is seeking an audience from the president. Sebastian’s legal...


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