India state approves life sentences for cow slaughter

04/01/2017

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat on Friday increased the punishment for cow slaughter from seven years to life imprisonment as Hindu hardliners push for tougher protections for the holy animal. Under the stiffened…

Shabu courier arrested inside Lapu-Lapu City Jail

Norman V. Mendoza 03/22/2017

ABOUT a week after Danao City police intelligence reports pointed to the Lapu-Lapu City Jail as a major source of the city’s illegal drug supply, a search on one of the jail’s visitors on Wednesday yielded a…

Lapu jail guards arrest high school student for sneaking in drugs

Norman V. Mendoza 03/22/2017

A high school student was arrested by jailguards of the Lapu-Lapu City Jail after he attempted to sneak in a pack of suspected shabu (methamphetamine) in the facility at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Remerl Pojas, 20, of…

JAILED

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/21/2017

Wearing a blue Lacoste polo shirt, black denim pants and sneakers, road rage shooter David Chua Lim Jr., a scion of one of Cebu’s rich families, was locked behind bars at the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO)…

Check yields notebook with drug buyers’ names, shabu

Nestle L. Semilla 03/18/2017

At least five grams of shabu worth at least P30,000, nine cellular phones, assorted drug paraphernalia, bladed weapon and notebooks that contained some names were seized in a raid inside Cebu City Jail past 1 a.m. on…

Overcrowded CPRDC starts to accept inmates

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/07/2017

Considering that municipal jails are also getting overcrowded, Gov. Hilario Davide III said that they have started to accept inmates inside the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) starting in January of this year, provided that…

Operation Greyhound and male circumcision

Nestor Ramirez 03/07/2017

The latest Operation Greyhound conducted at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) is inarguably successful if our only gauge is the pieces of contraband recovered from the inmates. For that I would congratulate Regional Director…

15 inmates shipped to Bilibid prison

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/06/2017

TO decongest the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC), 15 insular prisoners, all male, will be shipped off to the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa next Tuesday, March 14. CPDRC officer-in-charge Bobby Legaspi said that among…

MAO BA?

Editorial 02/28/2017

CONFUSION OVER SUSPENSION TWO government offices bickered over whether or not classes were suspended on last Monday’s transport strike. One office announced the suspension of classes as ordered by the Executive Secretary of the President while a…

De Lima, Dayan occupy separate detention facilities

Inquirer.net 02/24/2017

Senator Leila de Lima and her former lover and aide Ronnie Dayan were detained on Friday at Camp Crame in Quezon City and Muntinlupa police, respectively, less than 24 hours after a Muntinlupa court ordered their arrest.…

Provincial Capitol: Of prison breaks and other problems

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/05/2017

(Conclusion) Known globally as the jail facility that houses the dancing inmates, unknown to the world, the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) has been plagued with various issues: from the escape of inmates, to the…

Our Lady of Guadalupe cave woes

Nestle L. Semilla 12/09/2016

Human waste allegedly from nearby jails causes religious spot to smell Barangay Kalunasan residents, who are taking care of the Our Lady of Guadalupe cave otherwise known as Langub Church, are planning to raise funds to cement…

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