By Maricris Irene V. Tamolang
Eleven men detained at the Mandaluyong City police station escaped on Monday after they sawed off the iron bars of a window in the toilet inside their cell. One of them, however, was recaptured after a relative turned him in.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
Eleven inmates held at the Mandaluyong City Police Station bolted their temporary detention cells Monday dawn though one of the escapees was recaptured by the police.
By Marlon Ramos
Lawyer Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes will spend her first weekend as a prisoner in solitary confinement at the basement of the Sandiganbayan building in Quezon City, subsisting on a P30 meal ration. Which is a far cry from the five-star catered fare at the lavish parties that she used to be invited to or host for her relatives and friends.
Lured by easy money, an escape from poverty or family pressure, thousands of women are locked up for drug offenses in Thailand, which has one of the world’s highest rates of female imprisonment.
Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago has cried foul over reports that some moneyed prisoners are getting special treatment at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP).