MORE than 300 persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) are set to be released by the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) on Monday, December 19, at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) Reservation in Muntinlupa City.
Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla will be the guest of honor during the event where other government officials are expected to attend too.
Majority of the PDLs expected to be released are those who finished their sentence.
BuCor is an attached agency of the Department of Justice (DOJ).
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;
The Davao Prison and Penal Farm (DPPF) in Davao del Norte, and Leyte Regional Prison (LRP) in Southern Leyte.