By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
This was the response of Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director Franklin Bucayu to the National Bureau of Investigation official who claimed some prison guards had helped hide the quarters of so-called Very Important Prisoners (VIPs) and misled NBI agents who swooped down on the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) on Monday.
By Maila Ager
Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero is seeking a top-to-bottom reorganization of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) before implementing the modernization law.
By Aries Joseph Hegina
Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director Franklin Jesus Bucayu admitted on Tuesday that it is hard to sack guards and officers at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City following a raid which exposed the luxurious quarters being occupied by 19 convicts last Monday.
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Monday said she had authorized a revamp at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) and the drug testing of personnel following a search-and-seizure operation over the weekend that yielded assorted communication gadgets.
By Ramon Tulfo
Now, Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chair Sixto Brillantes can no longer hide behind the flimsy reason of lack of funds for holding a recall election in Puerto Princesa City after the Supreme Court ordered him to do so.