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PNP: 431 convicts freed under GCTA have surrendered so far

/ 02:40 PM September 15, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — A total of 431 convicts who were released under the controversial good conduct time allowance (GCTA) law have surrendered so far, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said Sunday.

According to PNP’s latest data released Sunday morning, most of the convicts who have surrendered were convicted of murder (138 individuals), followed by rape (130 individuals), and robbery with homicide (42 individuals).

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The remaining breakdown of the crimes are as follows:

Homicide – 28 individuals
Dangerous drugs – 18 individuals
Rape with homicide – 14 individuals
Murder and frustrated murder – 14 individuals
Robbery with rape – 9 individuals
Parricide – 8 individuals
Frustrated homicide – 6 individuals
Illegal possession of firearms -3 individuals
Murder and robbery; Attempted rape and homicide; Robbery;  Kidnapping; and Theft – 2 individuals per crime
Carnapping; Carnapping with homicide; Rape with murder; Rape and arson; Abduction with rape; Kidnapping with murder; Gunban; Attempted Rape; Acts of Lasciviousness; Violation of RA 9262; and Violation of RA 9287- 1 individual per crime

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Following is a breakdown of the convicts who surrendered by police regional office:

NCRPO: 41
PRO 1 (Ilocos Region): 37
PRO 2 (Cagayan Valley): 36
PRO 3 (Central Luzon):24
PRO 4-A (Calabarzon): 29
PRO 4-B (Mimaropa): 74
PRO 5 (Bicol Region): 21
PRO 6 (Western Visayas): 38
PRO 7 (Central Visayas): 43
PRO 8 (Eastern Visayas):9
PRO 9 (Zamboanga Peninsula): 21
PRO 10 (Northern Mindanao): 18
PRO 12 (Soccsksargen): 9
PRO 13 (Caraga Region): 14
PRO Cordillera: 17
This came after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered convicts released under GCTA to surrender or else they would be treated as “fugitives.”

READ: Duterte to freed heinous crime convicts: Surrender now

The Bureau of Correction (BuCor) earlier said that 1,914 convicted of heinous crimes were released through the GCTA. /je

READ: 1,914 heinous crime convicts freed under good conduct law

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