Labella: Warden, guards to lose stipend if smuggling drugs in jail continues

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is not pleased with the recent results of a greyhound operation or surprise inspection at the Cebu City Jail where illegal drugs smuggled into the jail were confiscated.…

P1.1M worth of drugs seized in Cebu City Jail raid

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 05/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Illegal drugs worth over P1 million were among those confiscated in a greyhound operation at the Cebu City Jail on Thursday dawn, May 6, 2021. Jail Superintendent Jose Rusylvi Abueva, warden of the Cebu City…

Cebu City Jail warden’s concern: Contrabands, congestion

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Jail warden Jose Abueva said that sneaking of contrabands and cell congestion remain a challenge for him.  Abueva, who sat as jail warden last October 2020, said that aside from persons…

Montebon eyes to donate more to PDLs

Glendale G. Rosal 03/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —After learning that  Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDL) at the Cebu City Jail male dormitory were grateful for his help, Cebuano sportsman Voltaire Montebon is looking to do more. Montebon, who represents the Hiroshi…

Labella mulls extension of Dunol Program for one day

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/29/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is giving time for families of persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) to give food and gifts to their incarcerated loved ones this New Year. The families may…

Cebu City Jail’s ‘dunol’ resumes on Dec. 29

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebuanos with relatives who are detained at the Cebu City Jail will now have a chance to send food and other essentials to their loved ones. Starting this Tuesday, December 29, the Bureau…

Police looking at ‘syndicate group’ behind ex-convict nabbed with P6.9M shabu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police suspected that a syndicate involving several detainees could be supplying illegal drugs here. This after an ex-convict was nabbed in a buy-bust operation on Thursday morning, November 19, 2020, in Barangay Tisa.…

Five more PDLs in Cebu City Jail positive for COVID-19

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Kalunasan has reported that five persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) have proven positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the highest number of new cases recorded in the past month. The barangay…

Technical Working Group formed to help beef up security in Cebu City Jail

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Technical Working Group (TWG) has been formed to work on improving security measures in the Cebu City Jail in Barangay Kalunasan here. The TWG was formed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in…

Cebu City reports 708 recoveries over past week

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government reported more than 700 recoveries of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) from July 13 to July 17, 2020. Lawyer Rey Gealon, city government spokesperson, said the recoveries came from…

400 Cebu City Jail inmates recover from COVID-19

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than 400 inmates of the Cebu City Jail have recovered from the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) as of July 17, 2020. In a statement, the Cebu City Public Information Office revealed that…

All COVID-19 patients in Cebu City Jail Male dorm recover

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients at the Cebu City Jail Male dormitory have recovered. This was announced by the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in Central Visayas (BJMP-7) on their…

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