Jul 25, 2017 @ 15:30

The Department of Justice will scrutinize the memorandum of settlement (MOA) between the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) and the Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) to make sure that it might lead to higher safety in the New Bilibid Prison (NBP).

“There’s MOA between BuCor and SAF regarding their participation to provide security in NBP, (we will) go over that again for areas of improvement,” , mentioned Justice Undersecretary Antonio Kho, who supervises the headless BuCor.

Kho is ready to meet with BuCor officers earlier than the top of this month.
The SAF has despatched a contemporary battalion of troopers to the NBP following reviews that the previous group had been infiltrated by drug lords.

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre beforehand mentioned changing the previous SAF contingent was a part of measure to curb the revival of unlawful medication buying and selling on the NBP.

Source: politics.com.ph