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Estrada won’t be parting ways with Revilla just yet

Jinggoy Estrada

“Sexy” may look forward to more sparring sessions with his kosa (fellow detainee) “Pogi.”

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

Prisoners kept handcuffed in park in Colombia

A police officer guards detainees at a children’s playground in a public park in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. Due to overcrowding at a detention center located across the street, the park has been converted into makeshift holding area, where detainees, most accused of petty crimes, are kept waiting for a prosecutor's decision. The prisoners, who are detained for alleged crimes ranging from robbery to drug trafficking, are guarded by groups of six police officers who switch after eight hour shifts. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

It was a day in the park for about 40 prisoners — handcuffed to each other, a fence and even a children’s slide.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

BJMP not fit for pregnant women, says spokesman

Insp. Aris Villaester. NOY MORCOSO III/INQUIRER.net

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) isn’t fit for pregnant women, a spokesman for the facility said Friday.

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Cop gets 6-9 years for killing robbery suspect


A Cebu City judge convicted a police officer of homicide on Tuesday for killing a 17-year-old robbery suspect 10 years ago, and sentenced him to a prison term of six to nine years.

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

8 inmates escape from Quezon district jail

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At least eight inmates bolted the district jail of the Bureau and Management and Penology in Gumaca, Quezon, before dawn Tuesday, police said. But a radio report, quoting Gumaca Mayor Erwin Caralian, said that one of the escapees had been recaptured by the police.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »