- Written by Central Office
- Published: 22 July 2020
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In a move to decongest overcrowded jails amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said a total of 21,858 persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) have now been released from March 17 to July 13 in the 470 jail facilities managed by the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) nationwide.
DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that of the 21,858 PDLs....