4 days Senate probe unearths ‘bottomless pit’ of corruption MB
By Vanne Elaine Terrazola The Senate’s inquiry on the implementation of the good conduct time allowance (GCTA) law has unearthed a “bottomless pit” of corruption issues at the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor), according to Sen. Panfilo Lacson. Senator Panfilo M. Lacson(CZAR DANCEL / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Several more rackets in the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City have been revealed during the Senate justice and blue ribbon committees’ hearing on the release of heinous crime convicts through the GCTA. “This investigation is looking at a bottomless pit because corruption issues and controversies have floated one after another,” Lacson ... more