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Calbayog jailbreak: 1 escapee slain, 1 captured


An escapee was shot dead while another was captured in separate operations conducted by policemen and agents of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) who were on a manhunt for at least 16 inmates who bolted the city jail on Wednesday.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

15 inmates break out of Calbayog jail

Calbayog City map

At least 15 inmates armed with high-powered firearms and improvised knives escaped from the city jail at 9 a.m. Wednesday, according to the police.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

180 inmates bolt Leyte jail

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More than 180 inmates escaped before dawn Thursday from Leyte provincial jail in the calamity-torn Palo town reportedly due to hunger.

Posted: January 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Central Visayas police on lookout for 141 jail escapees from Leyte

A JAIL guard and a policeman pin down three unidentified inmates of the Tacloban City jail who tried to escape amid the chaos that followed the landfall of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.” CDN FILE PHOTO

More than a hundred prisoners from the jails in Tacloban City and Palo, Leyte, who bolted prison at the height of supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name Haiyan) last November 8 have kept police in Central Visayas on alert.

Posted: November 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

2 of 9 escapees from CamSur jail surrender

SENIOR Supt. Ramiro Bausa, Camarines Sur police chief, inspects the sawn off grills of a cell through which passed nine inmates of the provincial jail in their escape. JUAN ESCANDOR JR./INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

Two of nine prisoners who escaped last week from the provincial jail in Pili, Camarines Sur, surrendered to authorities in San Miguel, Bulacan, and were turned over to jail authorities here on Tuesday.

Posted: November 7th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Manhunt is on for 9 inmates in Camarines Sur jailbreak


Police and jail personnel have launched a massive manhunt in the town of Pili and neighboring areas in search of nine inmates who bolted the Camarines provincial jail shortly before 1 a.m. on Wednesday, authorities said.

Posted: November 1st, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

9 bolt Camarines Sur provincial jail


Nine inmates bolted the Camarines provincial jail shortly before 1 a.m. Wednesday, police and jail authorities said.

Posted: October 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Veteran prison official slain


He spent most of his life in the prison service and now investigators believe he may have been killed because of his work.

Posted: September 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

2 more escapees from Bukidnon jail recaptured; 4 surrender

Valencia City, Bukidnon, Philippines. http://maps.google.com.ph/

Two more prisoners out of the 21 inmates who bolted out of jail in Bukidnon were recaptured while four others surrendered to authorities Thursday, police said.

Posted: September 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

21 escape from Bukidnon jail but 5 recaptured immediately

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Twenty-one inmates of the Valencia City Jail in Bukidnon province escaped at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Posted: September 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

36 Islamists killed in attempted Egypt jailbreak

A supporter of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi holds a sign that reads, "Brotherhood, renew you intent to support Islam and Muslims," during a protest near Cairo University, in Giza, Egypt, on July 26, 2013. Thirty-six were reportedly killed when Muslim Brotherhood detainees tried to escape from a prison truck convoy.  AP PHOTO/MANU BRABO

Thirty-six Islamist prisoners were killed Sunday during an attempted jailbreak, bringing to almost 800 the toll in five days of violence since Egypt moved to crush supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi.

Posted: August 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hunt for Mancao takes a backseat

Cezar Mancao

The manhunt for fugitive ex-police officer Cezar Mancao has taken a backseat, with the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) focusing on investigation into the shooting death of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippine Coast Guard in the waters off Batanes province.

Posted: May 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Jail mate, NBI guard said to have helped Mancao flee

The public should not expect closure to the Dacer-Corbito murders if those who claim to have knowledge of the 12-year-old case would make themselves scarce as in the case of Cezar Mancao (in photo) who left protective detention at the National Bureau of Investigation, according to Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A witness under the protection of government and a guard at the National Bureau of Investigation helped fugitive ex-police officer Cezar Mancao to escape, according to an NBI source.

Posted: May 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »



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