Journo, unionist still detained after case dismissal

Marlon Ramos - Reporter / @MRamosINQ 02/13/2021

The lawyers for detained journalist Lady Ann Salem have asked a Mandaluyong City court to order her immediate release from detention following the dismissal last week of the criminal case filed against her and a union organizer.…

Cortes issues EO to set protocols in detention and release of PDLs

Doris C. Bongcac 05/02/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Concerned by the increasing number of virus-affected individuals at the Mandaue City Jail, Mayor Jonas Cortes issued an Executive Order on Friday, May 1, 2020, for the creation of protocols that will be…

Woman just released from detention shot dead in Bayawan City

Florence Baesa 01/30/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental–A woman just released from detention was shot dead by still unidentified suspects riding in tandem on Thursday morning, January 30, 2020, in Barangay Poblacion, Bayawan City. Police Lieutenant Colonel Alfonso Enriquez, officer-in-charge of…

Boy caught handing over suspected shabu to detainee-pal inside police precinct detention cell

Benjie B. Talisic 02/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 16-year-old boy, who was visiting a friend detained at the San Nicolas Police Precinct detention cell, was allegedly caught handing over a wallet containing suspected shabu to his friend at past 2…

Cash, gadgets confiscated in Talisay City Jail greyhound

Nestle L. Semilla 10/26/2018

  While no drugs were confiscated during the greyhound operation at the Talisay City Jail, police confiscated cellular phones and bundles of cash from the inmates. Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, director of the Police Regional Office in…

Cadungog released from detention, bodyguard’s case downgraded to homicide

Rosalie Abatayo 08/17/2018

Tejero Barangay Councilor Jessielou “Jingjing” Cadungog is now a free man. Cadungog was released from detention at the National Bureau of Investigation custodial center shortly after 5 p.m. today after the panel of prosecutors from the Cebu…

Some CPDRC inmates to be transferred to new BJMP facility in Medellin

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 06/13/2018

At least 50 inmates of Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) will be transferred to BJMP detention facility in Medellin to help decongest the provincial jail. CPDRC Warden Reynaldo Valmoria said the court has already granted…

CHR to review guidelines of Cebu’s detention facility

Morexette B. Erram 02/19/2018

The Commission on Human Rights of Central Visayas (CHR – 7) is set to review the operations manual and guidelines of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC). Lawyer Arvin Odron, CHR – 7 regional director,…

COUNCILOR FREED, COP RELIEVED

Benjie Talisic, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 01/27/2018

PO2 Cyrelle Bayate, the policewoman who was arrested shortly before 1 a.m. on Friday for playing with a slot machine at a casino in Cebu City, has been relieved from her post at the Parian Police Station…

Arbitrary detention complaint against Senior Supt. Cabal, 6 other cops junked

Nestle L. Semilla 01/14/2018

DUE to lack of probable cause, the Bohol Provincial Prosecutor’s Office has dismissed the complaint of arbitrary detention against Senior Supt. Jonathan Cabal, chief of the Regional Intelligence Division in Central Visayas (RID-7), and six other police…

Cebu trial for Boniel cases; detention at CPDRC

Nestle L. Semilla 11/24/2017

THE kidnapping and serious illegal detention cases against Bohol Provincial Board Member Niño Rey Boniel will be tried in Cebu City. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II asked the Supreme Court to transfer the venue of the trial…

More security measures set up for juvenile detention facility

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/03/2017

OPERATION SECOND CHANCE FOLLOWING Monday’s riot inside Operation Second Chance Center (OSCC), a detention facility in Cebu City intended for juvenile delinquents, fish nets and steel matting will be installed to prevent young detainees from communicating with…

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