DOJ Sec. Aguirre recommends ex-AFP chief to head BuCor

MANILA — Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Friday recommended newly appointed head of the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) and retired general Dionisio Santiago to head the Bureau of Corrections…

Gov’t urged to declare entire Eastern Visayas under state of 2 BuCor employees in hot water after testing positive for illegal drug use

MANILA — Two Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) employees will be facing administrative charges after they tested positive for use of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu following a random drug test inside…

2 dead in Bilibid diarrhea outbreak

MANILA — Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Thursday announced that two inmates died due to a diarrhea outbreak at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP). Aguirre identified the fatalities as…

Muntinlupa court raffles off drug raps vs De Lima, several others

MANILA — The Muntinlupa City Regional Trial Court (RTC) on Monday has already raffled the three counts of drug charges against Senator Leila De Lima and several others in connection…

DOJ files illegal drugs charges vs Sen. De Lima

MANILA — The Department of Justice (DoJ) on Friday filed three counts of illegal drugs charges before the Muntinlupa City Regional Trial Court (RTC) against Senator Leila De Lima and…

DOJ orders probe on leak of memo on inmates’ perks at AFP detention facility

MANILA — Justice Secretary Vitaliano N. Aguirre II ordered Bureau of Corrections Director General Benjamin De los Santos to investigate the leak of a confidential memorandum on the alleged giving…

Senate ethics panel to push through with probe vs De Lima

MANILA — A senate panel on Monday said it will push through with the probe against Sen. Leila de Lima based on the complaints that she barred her former security…

Palace unfazed by De Lima’s threat to file case against President Duterte

MANILA – Malacanang belittled on Wednesday a threat of Senator Leila de Lima to file a case against her detractors against President Rodrigo Duterte. ”This has been referred to (Justice)…

Lookout bulletin issued vs Sen. De Lima, 5 others

MANILA — The Department of Justice on Monday issued an immigration lookout bulletin order (ILBO) against Senator Leila De Lima and five others who are allegedly involved in the proliferation…

Sen. de Lima says she expected ex-BuCor chief to have defended her from alleged drug links

MANILA — Senator Leila de Lima said Friday she expected former Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) director Franklin Bucayu to have defended her in his testimony during the congressional hearing on…

Bucayu blames Bilibid gang culture for failure to stop Sebastian’s rule

MANILA, — Former Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) chief Franklin Bucayu on Thursday admitted his failure to suppress the alleged illegal activities of high-profile inmate Jaybee Sebastian due to the pervasive…

Ex-corrections bureau chief denies receiving drug money from inmates

MANILA — Former Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) chief Franklin Bucayu on Thursday denied allegations he received drug money from inmates of the New Bilibid Prison (NBP). ”I never accepted any…

Colangco family survives massacre attempt in Ozamis City

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The Colangco family, believed relative of the high profile drug convict Peter Colangco in the New Bilibid Prison (NBP), survived an attempted massacre in Ozamis…