Comelec mulls putting on hold allowing inmates to vote in May

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/21/2018

Security, inconvenience of jail guard escorts, and inmates’ safety cited “It might be a security nightmare.” Lawyer Ferdinand Gujilde, Commission on Elections (Comelec) provincial election officer, said this if the Comelec would still allow jail inmates to…

Teenaged boys admit to being paid to kill

Nestle L. Semilla 03/25/2018

INMATE’S KILLERS FALL FINALLY, the death of Niño Tañajura will no longer be an statistics in the spate of unsolved killings in Metro Cebu after the fall yesterday of his two alleged assailants. But the suspects turned…

CPDRC inmates urged to police themselves

Morexette B. Erram 02/07/2018

Two officials from the Cebu Provincial Government advised inmates of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) to police themselves amid complaints on having their visiting privileges suspended. Until further notice, visitation is not allowed starting…

CPDRC to seek COA’s opinion on inmates’ coop money

Morexette B. Erram 02/05/2018

The Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) administration will seek the help of Commission on Audit (COA) in dealing with the confiscated vault found inside the detention facility. A vault containing P263,000 was discovered last Friday…

11 Mandaue City inmates marry

Norman V. Mendoza 11/03/2017

  AT a glance, they seemed like ordinary couples about to get married, with the women elegantly dressed in white gowns while the men looked dapper in dark suits and Barong Tagalogs. But the eleven couples, normal…

Murdered inmate’s body still unclaimed

Nestle L. Semilla 10/24/2017

TWO weeks after he was allegedly killed by barangay tanods (village watchmen), the remains of inmate Lendon Abadenas are still unclaimed at a funeral home in N. Bacalso Ave., Cebu City. SPO1 Winston Ybañez of the Cebu…

Davide lifts suspension of CPDRC inmates’ visiting privileges

Morexette B. Erram 10/12/2017

INMATES of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC), except 60 of them who are assigned at detention cell numbers 26 and 98, were already allowed to receive visitors starting yesterday. But acting jail warden Audusti…

Davide lifts suspension of CPDRC inmates’ visitation privileges

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/12/2017

The visiting privileges of the inmates in the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) have resumed starting Thursday. CPDRC acting warden Audusti Miguel said Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III lifted the suspension three days after he…

CPDRC inmates’ visiting rights suspended

Morexette B. Erram 10/09/2017

High-profile prisoners Sanchez, Fernandez placed in isolation for phone violations VIOLATIONS of two high profile prisoners at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) coupled with the confiscated contraband including illegal drugs during a greyhound operation…

60 inmates lose visitation rights

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/06/2017

The management of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) ordered the suspension of visitation privileges of 60 inmates on Friday, a day after shabu was found from inside the detention cells that they occupy. Roberto…