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BuCor jails congested by as much as 249 percent–report

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The prisons under the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) are congested by as much as 249 percent, the agency said in a report to the House of Representatives.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

De Lima wants BuCor report on Bilibid ‘tunnel’

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Justice Secretary Leila De Lima on Tuesday ordered Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) chief Jesus Bucayu to submit a report on the tunnel discovered inside the Maximum Security Compound of the New Bilibid Prison (NBP).

Posted: August 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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Two doctors and the head guard at New Bilibid Prison (NBP) were dismissed for allegedly giving special treatment to convicted drug lord Ricardo Camata.

Posted: June 24th, 2014 in On Target | Read More »

DOJ team to probe more cases of inmates getting VIP treatment


A newly formed committee by the Department of Justice (DOJ) will look into more incidents involving the “unauthorized outside movements” of high profile inmates in Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) facilities.

Posted: June 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

De Lima forms body to probe VIP treatment of high-profile inmates

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima has ordered an investigation on the unauthorized movements of inmates inside the facilities of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) following the incident where a convicted drug lord managed to check into a private hospital without permission from the Department of Justice.

Posted: June 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »