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Inmate killed inside NBP maximum security compound

/ 11:22 AM July 11, 2017

Facade of the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / JOAN BONDOC

An inmate inside the maximum security compound of the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) was killed in a stabbing incident Monday afternoon.

The inmate, identified as Efren Ventura was from the NBP’s Dorm 7 Building of the maximum security compound.

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Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Chief Benjamin delos Santos confirmed the incident. BuCor officials said Ventura suffered stab wounds.

“We have an ongoing investigation,” Delos Santos said in a text message on Tuesday but refused to give other details until the result of the investigation has been released.

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He added that the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) also joined the investigation into the incident.

The NBI will be conducting its own investigation to dig deeper into the crime inside the NBP. JPV

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