234 PDLs freed from prisons

November 24, 2022 Hector Lawas 54 views

EXACTLY 234 persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) have been released from seven prison facilities nationwide under the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor).

The BuCor prison facilities are the Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm (IPPF) in Palawan, San Ramon Prison and Penal Farm (SRPPF) in Zamboanga City, Correctional Institution for Women (CIW) in Mandaluyong City, Sablayan Prison and Penal Farm (SPPF) in Oriental Mindoro, New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa.

Also, the Davao Prison and Penal Farm (DPPF) in Davao del Norte and Leyte Regional Prison (LRP) in Southern Leyte.

Most of the released PDLs came from the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) at 128 – eight were acquitted, 48 with maximum sentence expiration with GCTA (good conduct time allowance), and one lifting of the arrest warrant, and 71 got paroled.

At the DPPF, 47 PDLs were released, seven from LRP, 21 from CIW, 16 from SRPPF, 12 from SPPF, and three from IPPF.