9 INMATES KILLED IN BILIBID RIOT
Nine inmates were killed after a riot erupted in the New Bilibid Prison early Friday.
The fatalities include seven members of the Sputnik Gang and two from its rival group, Commando, the Southern Police District said, citing information from Bureau of Corrections spokesperson Gabriel Chaclag.
It said the clash began inside the state penitentiary in Muntinlupa City around 2:30 a.m. and was “pacified” at 4 a.m.
The initial police report did not disclose other details.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said he has already asked for a report from BuCor Director General Gerald Bantag.