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BREAK: Bilibid officials probe ‘escape’ from maximum prison

/ 01:52 PM December 27, 2015
The New Bilibid Prison. FILE PHOTO

The New Bilibid Prison. FILE PHOTO

The New Bilibid Prison (NBP) is conducting a headcount of inmates of the Maximum Security Compound following the discovery of a rake with rope believed to have been used by an inmate to escape.

NBP Superintendent Richard Schwarskopf, in a text message confirmed that there was a missing inmate.

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A source said the inmate identified only as alias “Teteng” was from Dorm 12-B of the Maximum Security Compound. Majority of Dorm 12-B occupants are “cuerna” or no gang affiliation. The source said “Teteng” was a former member of Batman Gang 357.

The source said the inmate tied a rope around the rake and used it to climb the prison wall.

It was only discovered an hour ago.

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TAGS: Bureau of Corrections (BuCor), Department of Justice (DoJ), maximum security compound, New Bilibid Prison (NBP)
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