Cebu City Jail inmates pit skills in futsal tournament

Glendale G. Rosal 07/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Jail Male Dormitory successfully organized its first futsal tournament inside the correctional facility in Barangay Kalunasan here, last Wednesday, July 21. What was initially a simple request from several Persons…

No more COVID-19 cases among PDLs in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There are no more Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases inside jails and police detention cells in Cebu City. This was revealed by the Cebu City Emergency Operation Center (EOC) in their recent presentation…

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…

Increased COVID-19 cases in Cebu City affects health workers, PDLs

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The increased Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Cebu City has significantly affected the health care industry and jails. As the city sees a rise in the cases since the start of the…

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…

70 Mandaue City Jail personnel, 139 PDLs pass drug test

Doris C. Bongcac 09/16/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – No one from among 70 personnel of the Mandaue City Jail and the 139 Persons Deprived of Liberty, who volunteered their urine samples, tested positive for illegal drug use during a simultaneous drug…

Lapu-Lapu City’s COVID cases breach 500-mark

Doris C. Bongcac 06/29/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Lapu-Lapu City breached the 500-mark for its cases of the coronavirus disease after it logged 99 new cases of the infection this Monday, June 29, 2020. Mayor Junard Chan broke the “sad” news…

MCPO treats mothers detained at Mandaue City Jail

Immae Lachica 05/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Every second Sunday of May is a special day for mothers. Mother’s day is that one day we get to celebrate and honor the brave women who made everything in life a whole lot…

Mandaue logs 15 new COVID-19 cases all coming from city jail

Doris C. Bongcac 05/09/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Mandaue City recorded 15 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 today, May 9, 2020, with all of the cases coming from its jail facility. An advisory that was posted on the Facebook…

Mandaue City Jail logs 60 new COVID-19 cases

Doris C. Bongcac 05/03/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Mandaue City recorded 60 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) today, May 3, 2020, the highest recorded number of infections in the city in one day. All of the cases…

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…

Cebu City Jail: We don’t have enough PPEs for inmates

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Jail does not have enough personal protective equipment (PPE) for the 6,300 persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) or inmates in the facility.  Jail Warden Julius Arro said that the volume of PDLs,…

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