The existing facility, which can only accommodate 500 male inmates and 50 female inmates, hae 852 male inmates and 107 female inmates.
The mayor also vowed to provide personal hygiene kit to the inmates.
The city government is also helping the BJMP in providing livelihood skills training and assistance in coordination with the Technical Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to the inmates.
He assured that the city government will continue to provide assistance to the jail facility and to inmates to help them become productive while they are incarcerated. Merlito Edale/PNA-northboundasia.com