Cebu City Jail seniors, detainees with comorbidities first in line to get vaccine jabs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Senior citizens, detainees with comorbidities, and immuno-compromised persons deprived of liberty (PDL) will be the first ones to be vaccinated at the Cebu City Male Dormitory this month. However, Jail Superintendent Jose Abueva…

45 inmates with cough and colds at Cebu City Jail segregated, monitored

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 08/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some 45 inmates or persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) or inmates with cough and colds have been segregated from their respective prison cells and monitored. Jail Superintendent Jose Abueva of the Cebu City…

Asturias bust: P816 shabu sends former female inmate back to jail

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 05/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It only took nearly five months after being released from jail and P816 worth of suspected shabu to send a former female inmate back to prison. This after police caught Gretchen Ortega, 32,…

PDL with links to couple nabbed with P3.4M drugs isolated

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Person Deprived of Liberty (PDL) detained in the male dormitory of the Cebu City Jail, who reportedly had links with a couple who was arrested for drugs is now put in an…

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…

Mandaue City’s Anti-Drug Abuse Council conducts random drug test in city jail 

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/16/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—In its bid to achieve a drug-free jail facility, the Mandaue City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC) conducted a random drug test at the Mandaue City Jail on Monday, November 16, 2020. All 133 Persons Deprived…

316 PDLs undergo pooled testing in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) conducted COVID-19 pooled testing for detainees at all police stations in the city Wednesday, November 4, 2020.…

Ex-inmate or PDL in Naga tests positive for COVID-19

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A former person deprived of liberty (PDL) in the city of Naga has tested positive for the coronavirus disease while undergoing quarantine after his release from the BJMP-run penitentiary in the southern Cebu…

Lapu-Lapu City jail officer among those found positive for COVID-19

Norman V. Mendoza 04/30/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – A 40-year-old female jail officer detailed at the Lapu-Lapu City Jail was found positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). According to Lapu-Lapu City’s crisis manager Nagiel Bañacia, Lapu-Lapu City jail officers were…

BJMP adopts Labella’s EO 71 nationwide

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) has decided to adopt the executive order (EO) of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella to test all incoming and outgoing persons deprived of liberty (PDL) in…

Lapu jail donates tumblers to children of PDLs as part of advocacy against single use plastics

Norman V. Mendoza 12/18/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Jail gave reusable tumblers to the children of the Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDL) on Wednesday morning, December 18, 2019, as part of its advocacy against single use plastics. The tumblers were…

Inmates given chance to continue basic education through DepEd’s ALS program 

Futch Anthony Inso 05/29/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Around 10,467 inmates or Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDLs) will be given an opportunity to continue their studies in basic education through the alternative learning system (ALS) program of the Department of Education (DepEd). Amaryllis…

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