Inmate shot dead after stabbing four inmates in Cebu City Jail

Benjie Talisic, Fe Marie Dumaboc, Nestle Semilla 05/12/2018

An inmate was shot dead by a jail officer after he stabbed four inmates inside the Cebu City Jail Male Dormitory on Saturday dawn (May 12). The inmate who ran amok and stabbed his fellow inmates was…

EX-JAIL OFFICIAL NABBED FOR EXTORTION

Ador Vincent Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic 04/04/2018

Former BJMP psychiatrist, sis-in-law accused of demanding money in favor of favorable exam results She was excited to attend her daughter’s high school graduation. But retired Jail Supt. Priscillana Gilboy would not be able to see her…

Three assailants on the loose after shooting jail inspector

Benjie B. Talisic 03/19/2018

A jail inspector of Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) sustained a gunshot wound on his neck while he was inside his vehicle along R. Duterte Street corner V. Rama Avenue, Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City at…

Contraband seized in Mandaue City Jail’s greyhound operation

Norman V. Mendoza 02/16/2018

A joint greyhound operation was conducted by the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), Philippine National Police (PNP) and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Mandaue City Jail on Friday morning. Four assorted mobile electronic devices…

BJMP-7 eyes smaller rice portions for Cebu prisoners

Morexette Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 02/10/2018

  Inmates in Cebu may have to face a decrease in their daily ration following the National Food Authority’s (NFA) refusal to sell government-subsidized rice jail facilities due to dwindling stocks. The Bureau of Jail and Management…

POLICE TO BJMP-7: Investigate ‘special treatment’ given to 2 local politicians

Rosalie Abatayo 09/11/2017

THE Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) has urged the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP-7) to look into reports that politicians detained in two jails in the region are enjoying special treatment. PRO-7 director…

Warden appeals for help to feed Cebu City inmates

Inna Gian Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/04/2017

If help is not given soon, close to 5,000 inmates of the Cebu City Jail may go hungry with no food to eat starting next month. Fearing that this may cause a riot, Cebu City Jail Warden…

Cebu City Jail food budget “not enough”

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/04/2017

The management of the Cebu City Jail is asking for the city government’s help as their budget for inmates’ food may be delayed starting next month. Cebu City Jail Warden Arnel Peralta said they were informed about…

Second Chance staff face probe for contraband mess

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/01/2017

Cebu City Hall is now investigating all personnel inside the Operation Second Chance Center (OSCC) after several contraband, including marijuana and shabu, were recovered in a surprise operation in the facility. Councilor Dave Tumulak, deputy mayor on…

BJMP chief asked to provide more guards at Cebu City Jail

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/23/2017

THE Cebu City Council is asking the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology Director Serafin Barreto to provide more jail officers and support staff to the Cebu City Jail so that they can better secure the inmates…

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