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Sandiganbayan sends former DPWH exec to Bilibid

Feb 07, 2019 - 9:05 PM

The anti-graft court says it cannot grant the request of former DPWH Bicol regional director Eleno Colinares Jr to be confined in a hospital for cancer treatment

BILIBID. This file photo shows the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa City on October 28, 2016. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Illegal drugs found in Bilibid even after SAF takeover

Nov 16, 2016 - 7:28 PM

However Police Superintendent Francisco Ebreo says he is not sure if the drugs came from an old stash or were recently brought inside the prison

SPECIAL FORCES. Members of the PNP-SAF have been deployed to the New Bilibid Prison since July 20, 2016, to beef up security after drug operations were discovered on the compound. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler