Francisco Baraan III - updates

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Drug raps filed vs De Lima, 7 others

Oct 11, 2016 - 11:39 AM

The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption says the senator and others accused clearly acted in conspiracy to perpetuate the illegal drug trade in the New Bilibid Prison

The Senate committe on human rights and justice joint with the committe on public order and dangerous drugs resumes its public inquiry on the extrajucial killings perpetrated by the Davao Death Squad on October 3, 2016.

De Lima, 8 others under immigration lookout

Oct 10, 2016 - 8:28 AM

UPDATED Government agents are ordered to monitor their flights and activities as the House resumes an ongoing probe into drug dealing at the Bilibid

MONITOR THEM. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II at a House probe last week. Photo by Rappler

Ex-DOJ usec Baraan denies Colanggo's 'outlandish claim'

Sep 21, 2016 - 10:00 AM

What he claimed is a total impossibility insofar as I am concerned says former justice undersecretary Francisco Baraan III referring to the testimony of convict Herbert Colanggo at a congressional inquiry

WITNESS. Convict Herbert Colanggo testifies at the House inquiry on drugs at the Bilibid. Photo by LeAnne Lazul/Rappler

Duterte's prison drug matrix based on strong evidence – Palace

Aug 25, 2016 - 6:10 PM

Communications Secretary Martin Andanar says the controversial matrix went through thorough validation

DUTERTE'S ACCUSATIONS. President Duterte holds a press conference before showing media his New Bilibid Prison drug matrix on August 25, 2016. Photo by KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PPD

Duterte matrix claims Pangasinan's Espino into prison drug trade

Aug 25, 2016 - 3:09 AM

The matrix also claims Espino s trusted aide Raffy Baraan and former Bureau of Corrections chief Franklin Bucayu were part of the illegal drug operations

DRUG MATRIX. Image from Editha Caduaya/Rappler

Former DOJ official denies Bilibid drug links

Aug 24, 2016 - 3:26 PM

I respect our President but I am powerless before him All I ask is fairness and due process a chance to vindicate myself in a formal proceeding says former justice undersecretary Francisco Baraan III

PLEA FOR FAIRNESS. Former justice undersecretary Francisco Baraan says he was not in charge of the New Bilibid Prisons when he served the justice department. File photo by EPA

De Lima takes over supervision of Maguindanao massacre case

Oct 29, 2014 - 6:58 PM

Undersecretary Francisco Baraan III the former head of the case will continue to be part of the team

Malacañang to families of massacre victims: Expose bribe attempts

Aug 13, 2014 - 7:19 PM

What are the latest developments on the case involving the deadliest massacre to be committed in the Philippines in recent history?

NEVER FORGET. The families of the victims of the Maguindanao Massacre call for the speedy resolution of the case. File photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

De Lima to NBI: Dig deep in Ampatuan payoff probe

Aug 07, 2014 - 9:53 PM

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima orders the NBI to conduct the probe on the alleged bribery attempt of public prosecutors in the Ampatuan trial

Gov't lawyers: Timeline belies Ampatuan payoff claim

Aug 05, 2014 - 9:13 PM

Prosecutors who supposedly received bribes as claimed by witness Lakmodin Saliao were not yet in government on the date the bribery allegedly took place

Gov't lawyers to rest Ampatuan Massacre case despite protest

Aug 01, 2014 - 9:11 PM

Justice Undersecretary Francisco Baraan III says accusations made by a private lawyer that gov t lawyers are mishandling the case as childish irresponsible and malicious

NEVER FORGET. The families of the victims of the Maguindanao Massacre call for the speedy resolution of the case. File photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

DOJ: NBP reforms sought, including site transfer

Jun 05, 2014 - 10:12 PM

Reforms for the New Bilibid Prison go beyond relocating and modernizing its facilities but also involve changing mindsets among prison guards

DOJ to NBI: Probe death of hazing victim

Aug 01, 2012 - 5:17 PM

Marc Andrei Marcos is the second victim of alleged hazing from San Beda College