Beer Exactly 7,521 cans of beer were recently seized during a prison raid at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City. According to Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Officer-in-Charge Gregorio Catapang Jr., the beer was being retailed for P1,000 per can in NBP.

7K canned beers worth P1,000 each seized in Bilibid

November 2, 2022 Hector Lawas 281 views

PRISON officers have seized thousands of beer in cans, narcotics, improvised weapons, and other prohibited items during the “Oplan Galugad” operation at the New Bilibid Prison’s (NBP) Maximum Security Compound in Muntinlupa City recently.

In his first press briefing Wednesday since his appointment, Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Gregorio Catapang Jr. disclosed that around 7,000 beer in cans were seized during a surprise operation.

Also seized were shabu, laptop computers, cellular phones, and other contraband.

“Baka malasing ka pag nalaman mo ang presyo – P1,000 isa,” Catapang said.

Catapang replaced suspended BuCor chief Gerald Bantag who was preventively suspended over the mystery-shrouded death of the middleman in the Percy Lapid slay.

Just recently, BuCor seized hundreds of weapons and contraband during an unannounced shakedown in NBP.

Seized during Oplan Galugad were improvised weapons, cellular phones, chargers, lighters, and other prohibited items.

“Ang ganitong search operation ay naglalayon rin na mapuksa ang pagpasok ng mga ipinagbabawal na bagay sa loob ng piitan at upang maiwasan ang mga ilegal na gawain ng mga Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDLs); magkaroon ng katiyakan ang kanilang kaligtasan maging ng bawat Corrections Officers na nakatalaga sa bawat pasilidad ng bilangguan,” BuCor said in a statement.

The operation was a preemptive effort to stop violence among PDLs inside the NBP.