Not only the alleged involvement of government officials in it is among the fallouts in the investigation of — and hopefully the prosecution and punishment of those responsible for — the murder of broadcaster and online journalist Percy Lapid (Percival Mabasa). It is also its reminding the public and the rest of the world of one of the best-kept, but nevertheless well-known secrets in this country: the dismal and shameful state of its prisons.
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After demolition, NBP inmates have no roof over their heads
“We know that this can’t be solved overnight. But we only ask for consideration for the sick and the elderly.” By LILY DELA CRUZ Bulatlat.com MANILA – There are no more kubols or shanties inside the Maximum Security Compound of the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City, but many prisoners were left out with…