Removal of 40-year limit on prison terms proposed

DJ Yap, Julie M. Aurelio - @inquirerdotnet 09/25/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Should convicted rapists and murderers languish for up to 90 years in prison? They should, according to Leyte representative and chair of the House justice committee Vicente Veloso III, who proposed removing the 40-year…

Freed OFW says she never lost hope while in UAE prison

Inquirer.net 11/02/2018

JENNIFER Dalquez, the overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who was released from prison in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), said Friday that she never lost hope that she would return home someday and be with her family again.…

3 DEAD IN PRISON VAN AMBUSH

Delta Dyrecka Letigio USJ-R Journalism Intern, Nestle L. Semilla 09/13/2018

It was supposed to be just another trip to the courthouse. But while traversing the slope of Barangay Kalunasan in Cebu City at past 9 a.m. on Thursday, the service vehicle of the Cebu Provincial Detention and…

Woman meted 15-year prison term for child trafficking

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/22/2018

THE trial court in Cebu has sentenced a woman for 15 years in prison after she pleaded guilty for Qualified Trafficking. Judge Jose Nathaniel Andal of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 24 ordered the conviction of…

PRISON LOVE

MAO BA? 08/17/2018

Netizen congratulated the six newly-wed couples after they tied the knot in a mass wedding at the Cebu City Jail in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City, on Friday morning, August 17. The comments of netizen named Sram Rosales…

Trafficker sentenced to life in prison

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/14/2018

A 32-year-old accused was sentenced to life imprisonment and a fine of P2.6 million by a trial court in Cebu City on Monday (August 13). Judge Ester Veloso of Cebu City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 6…

Ex-Leyte prison chief survives ambush

Inquirer.net 08/06/2018

TACLOBAN CITY – The former chief of the Leyte regional prison colony in Abuyog, Leyte, was ambushed by still unidentified assailants just hours after he step down from his post during a ceremony on Monday. Geraldo Aro,…

Palestinian girl jailed for slapping soldiers leaves prison

AFP 07/29/2018

PALESTINIAN teenager Ahed Tamimi left prison Sunday after an eight-month sentence for slapping two Israeli soldiers, an episode captured on video that made her a symbol of resistance for Palestinians, a prison service spokesman said. Assaf Librati…

Illegal drugs, cash, gadgets seized in Mandaue prison raid

Norman Mendoza 05/25/2018

Another raid in the Mandaue jail yielded illegal drugs, electrical gadgets, drug paraphernalia and money believed to be proceeds from the illegal drug trade. According to Senior Insp. Ricky Romaguera, Deputy Chief of Opao Police Station, one…

No major contraband found inside Mandaue City Jail

Miguel Ernest E. Ermac 10/18/2017

The surprise greyhound operation at the Mandaue City Jail resulted to the confiscation of two cellular phones and other minor contraband early Wednesday morning. The three-hour operation conducted by the Mandaue City police and the city’s Special…

Surprise Talisay jail inspection yields drugs, mobile phones

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/08/2017

CEBU CITY–At least 28.08 grams of shabu worth P295,994 were among the contrabands seized by the police and jail officers in a surprise inspection inside the Talisay City Jail in Barangay Maghaway, Talisay City around 8 p.m.…

Prison guard shoots motorcycle driver

Nestle L. Semilla 06/04/2017

A PRISON guard shot a motorcycle driver who allegedly tried to shoot a ronda tanod in Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City yesterday morning. Police said jail officer Cloyd Campomanes shot Danilo Delica who was about to pull out…

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